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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Education institution attending

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24% of people in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2471.21.52991.61.7-52
Primary school
1,2326.07.61,1546.27.5+77
Primary - Government
9444.65.27784.24.9+167
Primary - Catholic
1880.91.62601.41.8-71
Primary - Independent
980.50.81160.60.8-18
Secondary school
1,2065.87.11,0975.97.2+109
Secondary - Government
8053.93.86893.73.6+117
Secondary - Catholic
1991.01.61971.11.6+3
Secondary - Independent
2001.01.82111.12.0-11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4112.01.43201.71.7+91
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,5467.56.31,1666.35.6+380
Other
2491.21.01911.00.8+58
map this data in atlas.idNot attending14,91672.071.013,37872.471.1+1,538
Not stated
9004.34.18744.74.2+27

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 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% Pre-school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.2% Primary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.0% Primary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.6% Primary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.9% Primary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.5% Secondary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.8% Secondary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.9% Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.0% TAFE, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.0% University, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.5% Other, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.2%
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, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -52 Primary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +77 Primary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +167 Primary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -71 Primary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -18 Secondary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +109 Secondary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +117 Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +3 Secondary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -11 TAFE, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +91 University, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +380 Other, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +58
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 compared to City of Manningham 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, 6.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 7.1% and 7.7% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (7.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.0% compared to 71.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.0% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.8% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population increased by 2,224 people (+12.0%). This represents an average annual change of 2.3% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+380 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+167 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+117 persons)
  • Secondary school (+109 persons)

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