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Education institution attending

29% of people in Hillside attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Hillside'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
Hillside - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
3752.52.23752.82.00
Primary school
1,85712.39.71,55211.79.8+305
Primary - Government
1,1227.46.29867.56.5+136
Primary - Catholic
4703.12.43822.92.4+88
Primary - Independent
2651.81.11851.40.9+80
Secondary school
1,2458.26.81,0047.67.1+241
Secondary - Government
7004.64.35524.24.6+148
Secondary - Catholic
3112.11.42291.71.4+82
Secondary - Independent
2341.51.12231.71.2+11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2761.81.91981.51.7+78
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4863.22.83442.62.3+142
Other
1180.80.9610.50.7+57
map this data in atlas.idNot attending9,88865.368.28,76666.368.2+1,122
Not stated
8965.97.59207.08.2-24

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, Hillside: 2.5% Primary school, Hillside: 12.3% Primary - Government, Hillside: 7.4% Primary - Catholic, Hillside: 3.1% Primary - Independent, Hillside: 1.8% Secondary school, Hillside: 8.2% Secondary - Government, Hillside: 4.6% Secondary - Catholic, Hillside: 2.1% Secondary - Independent, Hillside: 1.5% TAFE, Hillside: 1.8% University, Hillside: 3.2% Other, Hillside: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Hillside: 0 Primary school, Hillside: +305 Primary - Government, Hillside: +136 Primary - Catholic, Hillside: +88 Primary - Independent, Hillside: +80 Secondary school, Hillside: +241 Secondary - Government, Hillside: +148 Secondary - Catholic, Hillside: +82 Secondary - Independent, Hillside: +11 TAFE, Hillside: +78 University, Hillside: +142 Other, Hillside: +57
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 Hillside in 2011 compared to the City of Melton 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, 12.3% of the population were attending primary school, 8.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.7%, 6.8% and 4.6% respectively for the City of Melton.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Hillside and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (12.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.2% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (7.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (65.3% compared to 68.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hillside's population increased by 1,920 people (+14.5%). This represents an average annual change of 2.75% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+305 persons)
  • Secondary school (+241 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+148 persons)
  • University (+142 persons)

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