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Wantirna

Education institution attending

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

The share of Wantirna'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
Wantirna - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2041.51.61801.31.6+24
Primary school
9286.88.01,0017.29.0-73
Primary - Government
6845.05.87185.26.6-34
Primary - Catholic
1571.11.52041.51.7-47
Primary - Independent
870.60.7790.60.7+8
Secondary school
9066.67.41,1518.38.0-245
Secondary - Government
5754.24.57875.65.2-212
Secondary - Catholic
1661.21.71991.41.7-33
Secondary - Independent
1661.21.21661.21.10
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3002.22.43132.22.3-13
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6414.73.96524.73.2-11
Other
1190.90.81190.90.70
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,18274.271.69,86270.869.7+320
Not stated
4483.34.36594.75.5-211

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, Wantirna: 1.5% Primary school, Wantirna: 6.8% Primary - Government, Wantirna: 5.0% Primary - Catholic, Wantirna: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Wantirna: 0.6% Secondary school, Wantirna: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Wantirna: 4.2% Secondary - Catholic, Wantirna: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Wantirna: 1.2% TAFE, Wantirna: 2.2% University, Wantirna: 4.7% Other, Wantirna: 0.9%
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, Wantirna: +24 Primary school, Wantirna: -73 Primary - Government, Wantirna: -34 Primary - Catholic, Wantirna: -47 Primary - Independent, Wantirna: +8 Secondary school, Wantirna: -245 Secondary - Government, Wantirna: -212 Secondary - Catholic, Wantirna: -33 Secondary - Independent, Wantirna: 0 TAFE, Wantirna: -13 University, Wantirna: -11 Other, Wantirna: 0
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 Wantirna in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.8% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.0%, 7.4% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Wantirna and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.2% compared to 71.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.8% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Wantirna's population decreased by 209 people (+1.5%). This represents an average annual change of -0.3% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-245 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-212 persons)
  • Primary school (-73 persons)

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