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Need for assistance - Education institution attending

In 2011, 16.4% of people who needed assistance in the City of Melton 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 Melton. 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 Melton, 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 Melton - Need for assistance20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Attending73516.410.646717.29.7+268
Pre-school461.00.7361.30.7+10
Primary school3467.74.42157.93.8+131
Secondary school1924.32.51063.92.1+86
TAFE431.00.8210.80.8+22
University180.40.6160.60.5+2
Other902.01.5732.71.7+17
Not attending3,57679.684.52,12278.283.5+1,454
Not stated1794.04.91234.56.8+56

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 Melton: 16.4% Pre-school, City of Melton: 1.0% Primary school, City of Melton: 7.7% Secondary school, City of Melton: 4.3% TAFE, City of Melton: 1.0% University, City of Melton: 0.4% Other, City of Melton: 2.0% Not attending, City of Melton: 79.6% Not stated, City of Melton: 4.0%
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 Melton: +268 Pre-school, City of Melton: +10 Primary school, City of Melton: +131 Secondary school, City of Melton: +86 TAFE, City of Melton: +22 University, City of Melton: +2 Other, City of Melton: +17 Not attending, City of Melton: +1,454 Not stated, City of Melton: +56
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 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 similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.7% of the population were attending primary school, 4.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 1.4% 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 Melton and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people attending primary school (7.7% compared to 4.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people attending a secondary school (4.3% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people not attending any educational institutions (79.6% compared to 84.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Melton's population needing assistance increased by 1,778 people (+65.6%). This represents an average annual change of 10.61% per year over the period.

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

  • Not attending (+1,454 persons)
  • Primary school (+131 persons)
  • Secondary school (+86 persons)