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Doncaster Hill

Education institution attending


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25% of people in Doncaster Hill attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Doncaster Hill'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 Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE853.41.4262.51.7+59
map this data in atlas.idUniversity25610.36.2918.95.6+166
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,72368.870.872170.071.1+1,002
Not stated

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, Doncaster Hill: 0.8% Primary school, Doncaster Hill: 4.4% Primary - Government, Doncaster Hill: 3.7% Primary - Catholic, Doncaster Hill: 0.4% Primary - Independent, Doncaster Hill: 0.3% Secondary school, Doncaster Hill: 5.2% Secondary - Government, Doncaster Hill: 4.1% Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster Hill: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Doncaster Hill: 0.5% TAFE, Doncaster Hill: 3.4% University, Doncaster Hill: 10.3% Other, Doncaster Hill: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Doncaster Hill: +8 Primary school, Doncaster Hill: +62 Primary - Government, Doncaster Hill: +60 Primary - Catholic, Doncaster Hill: 0 Primary - Independent, Doncaster Hill: +3 Secondary school, Doncaster Hill: +78 Secondary - Government, Doncaster Hill: +68 Secondary - Catholic, Doncaster Hill: +9 Secondary - Independent, Doncaster Hill: +2 TAFE, Doncaster Hill: +59 University, Doncaster Hill: +166 Other, Doncaster Hill: +17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Doncaster Hill in 2016 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, 4.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 13.7% 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 Doncaster Hill and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (10.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (3.4% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (4.4% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (68.8% compared to 70.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Doncaster Hill's population increased by 1,470 people (+143.1%). This represents an average annual change of 19.45% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Doncaster Hill, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+166 persons)
  • Secondary school (+78 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+68 persons)
  • Primary school (+62 persons)

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