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Education institution attending

24% of people in the City of Maroondah attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of the City of Maroondah'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
City of Maroondah - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1,9711.91.71,8061.81.6+165
Primary school
8,2678.07.68,3688.47.9-101
Primary - Government
5,9505.74.96,1276.25.2-177
Primary - Catholic
1,2911.21.71,2361.21.8+55
Primary - Independent
1,0261.00.91,0051.00.9+21
Secondary school
6,9026.66.36,9907.06.5-88
Secondary - Government
4,0323.93.44,2544.33.6-222
Secondary - Catholic
1,2991.31.51,1851.21.5+114
Secondary - Independent
1,5711.51.41,5511.61.4+20
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2,5692.52.22,2362.32.1+333
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3,9163.85.33,1083.14.7+808
Other
9700.91.07460.80.8+224
map this data in atlas.idNot attending74,45571.769.269,87070.468.2+4,585
Not stated
4,7854.66.66,0756.18.2-1,290

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.6% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% University, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Pre-school, City of Maroondah: 1.9% Primary school, City of Maroondah: 8.0% Primary - Government, City of Maroondah: 5.7% Primary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: 1.2% Primary - Independent, City of Maroondah: 1.0% Secondary school, City of Maroondah: 6.6% Secondary - Government, City of Maroondah: 3.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Maroondah: 1.5% TAFE, City of Maroondah: 2.5% University, City of Maroondah: 3.8% Other, City of Maroondah: 0.9%
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 Pre-school, City of Maroondah: +165 Primary school, City of Maroondah: -101 Primary - Government, City of Maroondah: -177 Primary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: +55 Primary - Independent, City of Maroondah: +21 Secondary school, City of Maroondah: -88 Secondary - Government, City of Maroondah: -222 Secondary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: +114 Secondary - Independent, City of Maroondah: +20 TAFE, City of Maroondah: +333 University, City of Maroondah: +808 Other, City of Maroondah: +224
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 attending educational institutions in the City of Maroondah in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 6.3% and 7.6% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.7% compared to 69.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (3.8% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Maroondah's population increased by 4,636 people (+4.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.92% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Maroondah, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+808 persons)
  • TAFE (+333 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-222 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-177 persons)

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