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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Education institution attending

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

28% of people in Burnside - Burnside Heights attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Burnside - Burnside Heights'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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2472.32.01992.12.2+47
Primary school
1,21311.210.78799.49.7+333
Primary - Government
8397.77.15525.96.2+287
Primary - Catholic
2512.32.42292.52.4+22
Primary - Independent
1231.11.2981.11.1+24
Secondary school
7967.37.26547.06.8+142
Secondary - Government
4704.34.54214.54.3+49
Secondary - Catholic
2081.91.71541.71.4+54
Secondary - Independent
1181.11.0780.81.1+39
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1661.51.52032.21.9-37
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5084.73.53043.32.8+204
Other
1551.41.11001.10.9+55
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,23366.566.46,41968.868.2+813
Not stated
5545.17.55696.17.5-15

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, City of Melton: 2.0% Primary school, City of Melton: 10.7% Primary - Government, City of Melton: 7.1% Primary - Catholic, City of Melton: 2.4% Primary - Independent, City of Melton: 1.2% Secondary school, City of Melton: 7.2% Secondary - Government, City of Melton: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Melton: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, City of Melton: 1.0% TAFE, City of Melton: 1.5% University, City of Melton: 3.5% Other, City of Melton: 1.1% Pre-school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.3% Primary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 11.2% Primary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.7% Primary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.3% Primary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.1% Secondary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.3% Secondary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.3% Secondary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.1% TAFE, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.5% University, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.7% Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.4%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +47 Primary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +333 Primary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +287 Primary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +22 Primary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +24 Secondary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +142 Secondary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +49 Secondary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +54 Secondary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +39 TAFE, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -37 University, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +204 Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +55
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 11.2% of the population were attending primary school, 7.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 10.7%, 7.2% and 5.1% respectively for City of Melton.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Burnside - Burnside Heights and City of Melton was:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (4.7% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Burnside - Burnside Heights's population increased by 1,546 people (+16.6%). This represents an average annual change of 3.12% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+333 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+287 persons)
  • University (+204 persons)
  • Secondary school (+142 persons)

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