City of Melton
Recent arrivals - Education institution attending
In 2011, 34.0% of recent overseas arrivals in the City of Melton attended an educational institution.
The share of the City of Melton's recent arrivals attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, and the purpose for migration. This topic shows clearly whether or not your area's recent arrivals are primarily tertiary students (a high proportion at university), families (a high proportion at school), or other groups (low proportion attending all educational institutions)
To complete this story, the City of Melton's educational attendance information needs to be viewed in conjunction with Age Structure.
Derived from the Census question:
'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'
People born overseas and arriving in Australia between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011
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|City of Melton - Recent arrivals||2011|
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 (Usual residence data). Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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Analysis of recent overseas arrivals attending educational institutions in the City of Melton in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.
Overall, 12.6% of recent overseas arrivals were attending primary school, 8.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.5%, 5.9% and 21.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.
The major differences between the share of the recent overseas arriving population attending learning institutions in the City of Melton and Greater Melbourne were:
- A larger percentage of people not attending any educational institutions (62.6% compared to 56.8%)
- A larger percentage of people attending primary school (12.6% compared to 7.5%)
- A larger percentage of people attending a secondary school (8.3% compared to 5.9%)
- A smaller percentage of people attending University (4.6% compared to 15.5%)