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Doncaster East

Education institution attending

25% of people in Doncaster East attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Doncaster East'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 East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
4451.71.74061.51.6+39
Primary school
1,8907.17.42,0247.77.5-133
Primary - Government
1,3755.14.81,4535.54.8-78
Primary - Catholic
3571.31.83941.51.7-37
Primary - Independent
1580.60.81770.71.0-19
Secondary school
2,0067.57.21,9937.67.4+13
Secondary - Government
1,3495.03.61,1524.43.6+197
Secondary - Catholic
2901.11.63981.51.7-107
Secondary - Independent
3661.42.04431.72.2-77
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4611.71.74581.71.7+3
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,5595.85.61,4845.65.2+75
Other
2320.90.81880.70.7+44
map this data in atlas.idNot attending19,07571.271.118,37069.770.1+706
Not stated
1,1234.24.51,4205.45.7-297

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented 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: 7.4% Primary - Government, City of Manningham: 4.8% 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 East: 1.7% Primary school, Doncaster East: 7.1% Primary - Government, Doncaster East: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, Doncaster East: 1.3% Primary - Independent, Doncaster East: 0.6% Secondary school, Doncaster East: 7.5% Secondary - Government, Doncaster East: 5.0% Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster East: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, Doncaster East: 1.4% TAFE, Doncaster East: 1.7% University, Doncaster East: 5.8% Other, Doncaster East: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Doncaster East: +39 Primary school, Doncaster East: -133 Primary - Government, Doncaster East: -78 Primary - Catholic, Doncaster East: -37 Primary - Independent, Doncaster East: -19 Secondary school, Doncaster East: +13 Secondary - Government, Doncaster East: +197 Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster East: -107 Secondary - Independent, Doncaster East: -77 TAFE, Doncaster East: +3 University, Doncaster East: +75 Other, Doncaster East: +44
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Doncaster East in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.1% of the population were attending primary school, 7.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 7.2% and 7.3% respectively for City of Manningham.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (5.0% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Doncaster East's population increased by 447 people (+1.7%). 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 Doncaster East, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary - Government (+197 persons)
  • Primary school (-133 persons)
  • Secondary - Catholic (-107 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-78 persons)

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