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Education institution attending

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

24% of people in the City of Maroondah attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2,0001.81.61,9711.91.7+29
Primary school
8,9908.17.98,2678.07.6+723
Primary - Government
6,4315.85.35,9505.74.9+481
Primary - Catholic
1,4801.31.71,2911.21.7+189
Primary - Independent
1,0791.00.91,0261.00.9+53
Secondary school
7,1326.56.16,9026.66.3+230
Secondary - Government
4,0043.63.34,0323.93.4-28
Secondary - Catholic
1,4091.31.41,2991.31.5+110
Secondary - Independent
1,7191.61.31,5711.51.4+148
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2,1021.91.82,5692.52.2-467
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4,7214.36.43,9163.85.3+805
Other
1,1041.01.19700.91.0+134
map this data in atlas.idNot attending79,00371.668.674,45571.769.2+4,548
Not stated
5,3214.86.44,7854.66.6+536

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.1% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.3% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% University, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.1% Pre-school, City of Maroondah: 1.8% Primary school, City of Maroondah: 8.1% Primary - Government, City of Maroondah: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: 1.3% Primary - Independent, City of Maroondah: 1.0% Secondary school, City of Maroondah: 6.5% Secondary - Government, City of Maroondah: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Maroondah: 1.6% TAFE, City of Maroondah: 1.9% University, City of Maroondah: 4.3% Other, City of Maroondah: 1.0%
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, City of Maroondah: +29 Primary school, City of Maroondah: +723 Primary - Government, City of Maroondah: +481 Primary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: +189 Primary - Independent, City of Maroondah: +53 Secondary school, City of Maroondah: +230 Secondary - Government, City of Maroondah: -28 Secondary - Catholic, City of Maroondah: +110 Secondary - Independent, City of Maroondah: +148 TAFE, City of Maroondah: -467 University, City of Maroondah: +805 Other, City of Maroondah: +134
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 the City of Maroondah in 2016 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, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.9%, 6.1% and 8.2% 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 (71.6% compared to 68.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (4.3% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Maroondah's population increased by 6,538 people (+6.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.23% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+805 persons)
  • Primary school (+723 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+481 persons)
  • TAFE (-467 persons)

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