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Wonga Park

Education institution attending

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

26% of people in Wonga Park attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Wonga Park'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
Wonga Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
391.31.5381.21.7+1
Primary school
2407.97.52929.57.4-52
Primary - Government
1825.95.22076.74.8-25
Primary - Catholic
150.51.6220.71.8-7
Primary - Independent
431.40.8632.00.8-20
Secondary school
2899.47.033110.87.2-42
Secondary - Government
902.93.7892.93.6+1
Secondary - Catholic
481.61.5451.51.6+3
Secondary - Independent
1514.91.71976.42.0-46
map this data in atlas.idTAFE481.61.4642.11.7-16
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1635.36.21494.85.6+14
Other
100.31.0240.80.8-14
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,12469.370.82,06767.071.1+56
Not stated
1504.94.61163.84.5+34

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, Wonga Park: 1.3% Primary school, Wonga Park: 7.9% Primary - Government, Wonga Park: 5.9% Primary - Catholic, Wonga Park: 0.5% Primary - Independent, Wonga Park: 1.4% Secondary school, Wonga Park: 9.4% Secondary - Government, Wonga Park: 2.9% Secondary - Catholic, Wonga Park: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Wonga Park: 4.9% TAFE, Wonga Park: 1.6% University, Wonga Park: 5.3% Other, Wonga Park: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Wonga Park: +1 Primary school, Wonga Park: -52 Primary - Government, Wonga Park: -25 Primary - Catholic, Wonga Park: -7 Primary - Independent, Wonga Park: -20 Secondary school, Wonga Park: -42 Secondary - Government, Wonga Park: +1 Secondary - Catholic, Wonga Park: +3 Secondary - Independent, Wonga Park: -46 TAFE, Wonga Park: -16 University, Wonga Park: +14 Other, Wonga Park: -14
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 Wonga Park in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.9% of the population were attending primary school, 9.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.9% 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 Wonga Park and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (4.9% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (9.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.3% compared to 70.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (0.5% compared to 1.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Wonga Park's population decreased by 18 people (+0.6%). This represents an average annual change of -0.12% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Wonga Park, between 2011 and 2016 was in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (-52 persons)

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