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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 (Usual residence)20162001Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2001 to 2016
Pre-school
1,7671.51.61,6171.51.5+150
Primary school
8,7377.57.98,6858.08.6+52
Primary - Government
6,0075.25.35,3784.95.7+629
Primary - Catholic
1,8471.61.72,1772.02.0-330
Primary - Independent
8830.80.91,1301.00.9-247
Secondary school
8,1627.06.18,6588.06.9-496
Secondary - Government
4,3433.73.34,1383.83.9+205
Secondary - Catholic
1,7891.51.41,9621.81.6-173
Secondary - Independent
2,0301.71.32,5582.31.4-528
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,6311.41.82,2892.12.5-658
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7,2146.26.46,3025.84.8+912
Other
1,1111.01.11,0481.00.9+63
map this data in atlas.idNot attending82,31670.868.676,70470.470.0+5,612
Not stated
5,3094.66.43,5863.34.8+1,723

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2001 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: 3.3% 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: 7.5% 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: 7.0% Secondary - Government, City of Manningham: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, City of Manningham: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, City of Manningham: 1.7% TAFE, City of Manningham: 1.4% University, City of Manningham: 6.2% Other, City of Manningham: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2001 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2001 to 2016 Pre-school, City of Manningham: +150 Primary school, City of Manningham: +52 Primary - Government, City of Manningham: +629 Primary - Catholic, City of Manningham: -330 Primary - Independent, City of Manningham: -247 Secondary school, City of Manningham: -496 Secondary - Government, City of Manningham: +205 Secondary - Catholic, City of Manningham: -173 Secondary - Independent, City of Manningham: -528 TAFE, City of Manningham: -658 University, City of Manningham: +912 Other, City of Manningham: +63
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2001 and 2016 (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 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, 7.5% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.9%, 6.1% and 8.2% 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 (70.8% compared to 68.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2001 to 2016, City of Manningham's population increased by 7,358 people (+6.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.44% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Manningham, between 2001 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+912 persons)
  • TAFE (-658 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+629 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (-528 persons)

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