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Education institution attending

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25% of people in the City of Manningham attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of the City of Manningham'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
City of Manningham - Total persons (Enumerated)20161991Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %1991 to 2016
Pre-school
1,7701.51.61,4681.41.4+301
Primary school
8,7077.67.99,0668.68.6-360
Primary - Government
5,9655.25.35,3435.15.8+621
Primary - Catholic
1,8631.61.700.0--+1,863
Primary - Independent
8790.80.93,7233.52.8-2,844
Secondary school
8,1557.16.110,2929.87.4-2,138
Secondary - Government
4,3343.83.44,8954.74.5-562
Secondary - Catholic
1,7861.61.400.0--+1,786
Secondary - Independent
2,0351.81.35,3975.12.9-3,362
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,6231.41.82,5082.42.3-886
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7,2076.36.45,9625.74.1+1,244
Other
1,1171.01.19040.91.0+213
map this data in atlas.idNot attending81,17871.068.570,71867.369.7+10,459
Not stated
4,6534.16.44,1063.95.5+547

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 1991 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.1% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.3% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% University, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.1% Pre-school, City of Manningham: 1.5% Primary school, City of Manningham: 7.6% Primary - Government, City of Manningham: 5.2% Primary - Catholic, City of Manningham: 1.6% Primary - Independent, City of Manningham: 0.8% Secondary school, City of Manningham: 7.1% Secondary - Government, City of Manningham: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, City of Manningham: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, City of Manningham: 1.8% TAFE, City of Manningham: 1.4% University, City of Manningham: 6.3% Other, City of Manningham: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 1991 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 1991 to 2016 Pre-school, City of Manningham: +301 Primary school, City of Manningham: -360 Primary - Government, City of Manningham: +621 Primary - Catholic, City of Manningham: +1,863 Primary - Independent, City of Manningham: -2,844 Secondary school, City of Manningham: -2,138 Secondary - Government, City of Manningham: -562 Secondary - Catholic, City of Manningham: +1,786 Secondary - Independent, City of Manningham: -3,362 TAFE, City of Manningham: -886 University, City of Manningham: +1,244 Other, City of Manningham: +213
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 1991 and 2016 (Enumerated 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 the City of Manningham in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.6% of the population were attending primary school, 7.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.9%, 6.1% and 8.3% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in the City of Manningham and Greater Melbourne was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.0% compared to 68.5%)

Emerging groups

From 1991 to 2016, City of Manningham's population increased by 9,386 people (+8.9%). This represents an average annual change of 0.34% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Manningham, between 1991 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary - Independent (-3,362 persons)
  • Primary - Independent (-2,844 persons)
  • Secondary school (-2,138 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (+1,863 persons)

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