Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Education institution attending

23% of people in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, which influences 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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school3001.61.72611.51.6+38
Primary school1,1556.27.51,0826.07.6+73
Primary - Government7784.24.97354.14.9+43
Primary - Catholic2601.41.82621.51.8-2
Primary - Independent1170.60.8850.51.0+32
Secondary school1,0975.97.21,0325.77.6+65
Secondary - Government6893.73.66503.63.7+39
Secondary - Catholic1971.11.61620.91.7+35
Secondary - Independent2111.12.02201.22.2-9
TAFE3211.71.73391.91.7-18
University1,1676.35.61,0235.75.2+144
Other1921.00.81330.70.7+59
Not attending13,37872.471.113,00072.370.1+378
Not stated8744.74.21,1116.25.4-236

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

Education institution attending, 2011
Education institution attending, 2011 Pre-school, City of Manningham: 1.7% Primary school, City of Manningham: 7.5% Primary - Government, City of Manningham: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, City of Manningham: 1.8% Primary - Independent, City of Manningham: 0.8% Secondary school, City of Manningham: 7.2% Secondary - Government, City of Manningham: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, City of Manningham: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, City of Manningham: 2.0% TAFE, City of Manningham: 1.7% University, City of Manningham: 5.6% Other, City of Manningham: 0.8% Pre-school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.6% Primary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.2% Primary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.2% Primary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.4% Primary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.6% Secondary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.9% Secondary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.1% Secondary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.1% TAFE, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.7% University, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.3% Other, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +38 Primary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +73 Primary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +43 Primary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -2 Primary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +32 Secondary school, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +65 Secondary - Government, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +39 Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +35 Secondary - Independent, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -9 TAFE, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -18 University, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +144 Other, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +59
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 2011 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, 6.2% of the population were attending primary school, 5.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.5%, 7.2% and 7.4% 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 not attending (72.4% compared to 71.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.9% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.2% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population increased by 503 people (+2.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.55% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+144 persons)
  • Primary school (+73 persons)
  • Secondary school (+65 persons)