Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)
Education institution attending
23% of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population attend an educational institution.
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?'
|Education institute attending|
|Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)||2011||2006||Change|
|Type of institute||Number||%||City of Manningham||Number||%||City of Manningham||2006 to 2011|
|Primary - Government||775||4.1||4.8||7003||729||4.0||4.8||+46|
|Primary - Catholic||268||1.4||1.8||7004||267||1.5||1.7||+1|
|Primary - Independent||114||0.6||0.8||7005||84||0.5||1.0||+30|
|Secondary - Government||696||3.7||3.6||7007||648||3.6||3.6||+48|
|Secondary - Catholic||198||1.1||1.6||7008||168||0.9||1.7||+30|
|Secondary - Independent||219||1.2||2.0||7009||222||1.2||2.2||-3|
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 7.4%, 7.2% and 7.3% 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 primary school (6.2% compared to 7.4%)
- A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.9% compared to 7.2%)
From 2006 to 2011, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s population aged 15 years and over increased by 515 people (+2.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.56% per year over the period.
The largest changes in the number of people attending education institutions in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:
- University (+148 persons)
- Primary school (+77 persons)
- Secondary school (+75 persons)