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Education institution attending

23% of people in Knoxfield attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Knoxfield's population attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, as it is influenced by the number of children attending school; proximity to tertiary education, which can mean young adults leaving home to be nearer to educational facilities and; the degree to which people are seeking out educational opportunities in adulthood, especially in their late teens and early twenties.

This data is often combined with Age Structure to identify areas with significant university student populations.

Derived from the Census question:

'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'

Total population

Education institution attending
Knoxfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1051.51.6931.41.6+12
Primary school
5357.88.06179.29.0-82
Primary - Government
3875.65.84426.66.6-56
Primary - Catholic
951.41.51041.51.7-9
Primary - Independent
540.80.7701.00.7-16
Secondary school
5147.57.44997.48.0+15
Secondary - Government
3334.94.53425.15.2-8
Secondary - Catholic
941.41.7951.41.7-1
Secondary - Independent
861.31.2620.91.1+24
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1492.22.41612.42.3-12
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2243.33.91952.93.2+30
Other
490.70.8350.50.7+14
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,04373.671.64,83571.869.7+208
Not stated
2353.44.33004.55.5-66

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2011
Education institution attending, 2011 Pre-school, City of Knox: 1.6% Primary school, City of Knox: 8.0% Primary - Government, City of Knox: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Knox: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Knox: 0.7% Secondary school, City of Knox: 7.4% Secondary - Government, City of Knox: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Knox: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, City of Knox: 1.2% TAFE, City of Knox: 2.4% University, City of Knox: 3.9% Other, City of Knox: 0.8% Pre-school, Knoxfield: 1.5% Primary school, Knoxfield: 7.8% Primary - Government, Knoxfield: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Knoxfield: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Knoxfield: 0.8% Secondary school, Knoxfield: 7.5% Secondary - Government, Knoxfield: 4.9% Secondary - Catholic, Knoxfield: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Knoxfield: 1.3% TAFE, Knoxfield: 2.2% University, Knoxfield: 3.3% Other, Knoxfield: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Knoxfield: +12 Primary school, Knoxfield: -82 Primary - Government, Knoxfield: -56 Primary - Catholic, Knoxfield: -9 Primary - Independent, Knoxfield: -16 Secondary school, Knoxfield: +15 Secondary - Government, Knoxfield: -8 Secondary - Catholic, Knoxfield: -1 Secondary - Independent, Knoxfield: +24 TAFE, Knoxfield: -12 University, Knoxfield: +30 Other, Knoxfield: +14
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Knoxfield in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.8% of the population were attending primary school, 7.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.0%, 7.4% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Knoxfield and the City of Knox was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.6% compared to 71.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Knoxfield's population increased by 120 people (+1.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.35% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Knoxfield, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (-82 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-56 persons)

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