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Overseas born - Education institution attending

In 2011, 13.5% of the overseas born population in the City of Maroondah attended an educational institution.

The share of the City of Maroondah's overseas-born population attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, the year of migration and the reason for migration. Areas with an older migrant population are likely to have low rates of educational attendance, though there may be some among second and third generations within the community.

Some areas attract a lot of overseas students, and these areas could be expected to have very high rates of educational attendance, particularly for universities.

To complete this story, the City of Maroondah's educational attendance information needs to be viewed in conjunction with the Age Structure and Qualification topics.

Derived from the Census question:

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

People born overseas

Education institution attending
City of Maroondah - Overseas born20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Attending2,94513.517.02,05111.115.6+894
Pre-school770.40.4420.20.3+35
Primary school5932.72.73992.22.3+194
Secondary school6893.23.24972.73.1+192
TAFE5042.32.63632.02.5+141
University7333.46.55533.06.2+180
Other3491.61.61971.11.2+152
Not attending18,19083.479.915,68184.980.4+2,509
Not stated6723.13.07354.04.0-63

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: 17.0% Pre-school, Greater Melbourne: 0.4% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 3.2% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 2.6% University, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Not attending, Greater Melbourne: 79.9% Not stated, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% Attending, City of Maroondah: 13.5% Pre-school, City of Maroondah: 0.4% Primary school, City of Maroondah: 2.7% Secondary school, City of Maroondah: 3.2% TAFE, City of Maroondah: 2.3% University, City of Maroondah: 3.4% Other, City of Maroondah: 1.6% Not attending, City of Maroondah: 83.4% Not stated, City of Maroondah: 3.1%
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: +894 Pre-school, City of Maroondah: +35 Primary school, City of Maroondah: +194 Secondary school, City of Maroondah: +192 TAFE, City of Maroondah: +141 University, City of Maroondah: +180 Other, City of Maroondah: +152 Not attending, City of Maroondah: +2,509 Not stated, City of Maroondah: -63
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 overseas born 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, 2.7% of the overseas born population were attending primary school, 3.2% were attending secondary institutions, and 5.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 2.7%, 3.2% and 9.1% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

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

  • A larger percentage of people not attending any educational institutions (83.4% compared to 79.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people Attending (13.5% compared to 17.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people attending University (3.4% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Maroondah's population increased by 3,340 people (+18.1%). This represents an average annual change of 3.38% per year over the period.

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

  • Not attending (+2,509 persons)
  • Attending (+894 persons)
  • Primary school (+194 persons)
  • Secondary school (+192 persons)

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