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Park Orchards - Ringwood North

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

32% of people in Park Orchards - Ringwood North attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Park Orchards - Ringwood North'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
Park Orchards - Ringwood North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
761.71.5841.91.7-8
Primary school
46810.67.547610.97.4-9
Primary - Government
2666.05.22626.04.8+4
Primary - Catholic
1222.81.61433.31.8-22
Primary - Independent
791.80.8701.60.8+9
Secondary school
48410.97.045310.47.2+31
Secondary - Government
1052.43.7972.23.6+7
Secondary - Catholic
1784.01.51022.31.6+76
Secondary - Independent
2004.51.72535.82.0-52
map this data in atlas.idTAFE541.21.4841.91.7-30
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2976.76.22335.35.6+64
Other
250.61.0360.80.8-12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,86964.870.82,80864.271.1+61
Not stated
1543.54.61954.54.5-42

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: 7.5% 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: 7.0% Secondary - Government, City of Manningham: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, City of Manningham: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, City of Manningham: 1.7% TAFE, City of Manningham: 1.4% University, City of Manningham: 6.2% Other, City of Manningham: 1.0% Pre-school, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 1.7% Primary school, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 10.6% Primary - Government, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 6.0% Primary - Catholic, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 2.8% Primary - Independent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 1.8% Secondary school, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 10.9% Secondary - Government, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 2.4% Secondary - Catholic, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 4.0% Secondary - Independent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 4.5% TAFE, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 1.2% University, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 6.7% Other, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence 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, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -8 Primary school, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -9 Primary - Government, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +4 Primary - Catholic, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -22 Primary - Independent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +9 Secondary school, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +31 Secondary - Government, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +7 Secondary - Catholic, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +76 Secondary - Independent, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -52 TAFE, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -30 University, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +64 Other, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -12
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Park Orchards - Ringwood North in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.6% of the population were attending primary school, 10.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.5%, 7.0% and 7.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Park Orchards - Ringwood North and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (10.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.6% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (4.5% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (64.8% compared to 70.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Park Orchards - Ringwood North's population increased by 58 people (+1.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.26% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Park Orchards - Ringwood North, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary - Catholic (+76 persons)
  • University (+64 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (-52 persons)

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