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Eyensbury Township

Education institution attending


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27% of people in Eyensbury Township attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Eyensbury Township'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
Eyensbury Township - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE421.61.5101.61.9+32
map this data in atlas.idUniversity823.23.5121.92.8+69
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,78369.566.450475.868.2+1,278
Not stated

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, Eyensbury Township: 2.8% Primary school, Eyensbury Township: 12.9% Primary - Government, Eyensbury Township: 9.3% Primary - Catholic, Eyensbury Township: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Eyensbury Township: 2.5% Secondary school, Eyensbury Township: 5.7% Secondary - Government, Eyensbury Township: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, Eyensbury Township: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Eyensbury Township: 2.5% TAFE, Eyensbury Township: 1.6% University, Eyensbury Township: 3.2% Other, Eyensbury Township: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Eyensbury Township: +50 Primary school, Eyensbury Township: +270 Primary - Government, Eyensbury Township: +205 Primary - Catholic, Eyensbury Township: +17 Primary - Independent, Eyensbury Township: +48 Secondary school, Eyensbury Township: +118 Secondary - Government, Eyensbury Township: +59 Secondary - Catholic, Eyensbury Township: +7 Secondary - Independent, Eyensbury Township: +51 TAFE, Eyensbury Township: +32 University, Eyensbury Township: +69 Other, Eyensbury Township: +13
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Eyensbury Township in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 12.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.8% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 10.7%, 7.2% and 5.1% respectively for City of Melton.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (69.5% compared to 66.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (9.3% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (12.9% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.6% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Eyensbury Township's population increased by 1,909 people (+290.1%). This represents an average annual change of 31.29% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+270 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+205 persons)
  • Secondary school (+118 persons)
  • University (+69 persons)

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