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Need for assistance - Education institution attending

In 2011, 13.1% of people who needed assistance in the City of Maroondah attended an educational institution.

This dataset shows the educational attendance of the population needing assistance with daily tasks (due to age or disability) in City of Maroondah. Educational attendance is highly correlated with age, with children having the highest level of educational attendance generally. For the population with a disability, this dataset can reveal demand for assistance in the school system, and the level to which people with a need for assistance are able to access tertiary education.

To continue building the demographic story of those needing assistance in City of Maroondah, please view this topic in conjunction with Age Structure and Qualification.

Derived from the Census question:

'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'

People with a need for assistance

Education institution attending
City of Maroondah - Need for assistance20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Attending61513.110.646211.29.7+153
Pre-school430.90.7300.70.7+13
Primary school2385.14.42004.93.8+38
Secondary school1723.72.5992.42.1+73
TAFE591.30.8441.10.8+15
University330.70.6180.40.5+15
Other701.51.5711.71.7-1
Not attending3,84081.984.53,35381.583.5+487
Not stated2355.04.93007.36.8-65

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 Attending, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Pre-school, Greater Melbourne: 0.7% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 4.4% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 0.8% University, Greater Melbourne: 0.6% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Not attending, Greater Melbourne: 84.5% Not stated, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Attending, City of Maroondah: 13.1% Pre-school, City of Maroondah: 0.9% Primary school, City of Maroondah: 5.1% Secondary school, City of Maroondah: 3.7% TAFE, City of Maroondah: 1.3% University, City of Maroondah: 0.7% Other, City of Maroondah: 1.5% Not attending, City of Maroondah: 81.9% Not stated, City of Maroondah: 5.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Attending, City of Maroondah: +153 Pre-school, City of Maroondah: +13 Primary school, City of Maroondah: +38 Secondary school, City of Maroondah: +73 TAFE, City of Maroondah: +15 University, City of Maroondah: +15 Other, City of Maroondah: -1 Not attending, City of Maroondah: +487 Not stated, City of Maroondah: -65
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 needing assistance attending educational institutions in the City of Maroondah in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 5.1% of the population were attending primary school, 3.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 2.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 4.4%, 2.5% and 1.4% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the share of the population needing assistance attending learning institutions in the City of Maroondah and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people attending a secondary school (3.7% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people not attending any educational institutions (81.9% compared to 84.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Maroondah's population needing assistance increased by 575 people (+14.0%). This represents an average annual change of 2.65% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of people needing assistance attending education institutions in the City of Maroondah, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Not attending (+487 persons)
  • Secondary school (+73 persons)

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