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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Education institution attending

25% of people in Burnside - Burnside Heights attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1992.12.21152.22.0+84
Primary school
8799.49.74649.09.8+416
Primary - Government
5525.96.22484.86.5+304
Primary - Catholic
2292.52.41793.52.4+50
Primary - Independent
981.11.1360.70.9+62
Secondary school
6547.06.83206.27.1+333
Secondary - Government
4214.54.32044.04.6+217
Secondary - Catholic
1541.71.4891.71.4+65
Secondary - Independent
780.81.1270.51.2+51
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2032.21.9921.81.7+111
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3043.32.81262.52.3+178
Other
1001.10.9380.80.7+62
map this data in atlas.idNot attending6,41968.868.23,59269.868.2+2,827
Not stated
5696.17.53967.78.2+172

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 Pre-school, City of Melton: 2.2% Primary school, City of Melton: 9.7% Primary - Government, City of Melton: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, City of Melton: 2.4% Primary - Independent, City of Melton: 1.1% Secondary school, City of Melton: 6.8% Secondary - Government, City of Melton: 4.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Melton: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, City of Melton: 1.1% TAFE, City of Melton: 1.9% University, City of Melton: 2.8% Other, City of Melton: 0.9% Pre-school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.1% Primary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 9.4% Primary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.9% Primary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.5% Primary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.1% Secondary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.0% Secondary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.8% TAFE, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.2% University, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.3% Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.1%
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 Pre-school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +84 Primary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +416 Primary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +304 Primary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +50 Primary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +62 Secondary school, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +333 Secondary - Government, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +217 Secondary - Catholic, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +65 Secondary - Independent, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +51 TAFE, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +111 University, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +178 Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +62
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 attending educational institutions in Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 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, 9.4% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.7%, 6.8% and 4.6% respectively for City of Melton.

There were no major differences between Burnside - Burnside Heights and City of Melton in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Burnside - Burnside Heights's population increased by 4,184 people (+81.4%). This represents an average annual change of 12.65% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Burnside - Burnside Heights, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+416 persons)
  • Secondary school (+333 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+304 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+217 persons)

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