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Education institution attending

24% of people in Donvale attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Donvale'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
Donvale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1691.41.72171.81.7-48
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5874.85.66115.05.2-24
map this data in atlas.idNot attending8,82171.671.18,32268.570.1+499
Not stated

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, Donvale: 1.6% Primary school, Donvale: 8.4% Primary - Government, Donvale: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, Donvale: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Donvale: 1.4% Secondary school, Donvale: 7.4% Secondary - Government, Donvale: 3.1% Secondary - Catholic, Donvale: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Donvale: 2.5% TAFE, Donvale: 1.4% University, Donvale: 4.8% Other, Donvale: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Donvale: -17 Primary school, Donvale: +71 Primary - Government, Donvale: +41 Primary - Catholic, Donvale: +46 Primary - Independent, Donvale: -15 Secondary school, Donvale: -41 Secondary - Government, Donvale: -25 Secondary - Catholic, Donvale: -3 Secondary - Independent, Donvale: -13 TAFE, Donvale: -48 University, Donvale: -24 Other, Donvale: +1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Donvale in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.4% of the population were attending primary school, 7.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% 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 Donvale and City of Manningham was:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (8.4% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Donvale's population increased by 182 people (+1.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.3% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Donvale, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+71 persons)

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