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Fraser Rise

Education institution attending

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

23% of people in Fraser Rise attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Fraser Rise'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
Fraser Rise - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
651.72.000.02.2+64
Primary school
3759.510.7711.29.7+367
Primary - Government
2436.27.124.26.2+241
Primary - Catholic
972.52.424.22.4+95
Primary - Independent
330.91.212.81.1+32
Secondary school
2175.57.212.36.8+216
Secondary - Government
1253.24.512.34.3+124
Secondary - Catholic
651.71.700.01.4+65
Secondary - Independent
260.71.000.01.1+27
map this data in atlas.idTAFE521.31.512.81.9+51
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1443.73.512.32.8+143
Other
300.81.100.00.9+30
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,78670.866.45173.468.2+2,735
Not stated
2626.77.535.17.5+258

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, Fraser Rise: 1.7% Primary school, Fraser Rise: 9.5% Primary - Government, Fraser Rise: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, Fraser Rise: 2.5% Primary - Independent, Fraser Rise: 0.9% Secondary school, Fraser Rise: 5.5% Secondary - Government, Fraser Rise: 3.2% Secondary - Catholic, Fraser Rise: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Fraser Rise: 0.7% TAFE, Fraser Rise: 1.3% University, Fraser Rise: 3.7% Other, Fraser Rise: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Fraser Rise: +64 Primary school, Fraser Rise: +367 Primary - Government, Fraser Rise: +241 Primary - Catholic, Fraser Rise: +95 Primary - Independent, Fraser Rise: +32 Secondary school, Fraser Rise: +216 Secondary - Government, Fraser Rise: +124 Secondary - Catholic, Fraser Rise: +65 Secondary - Independent, Fraser Rise: +27 TAFE, Fraser Rise: +51 University, Fraser Rise: +143 Other, Fraser Rise: +30
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 Fraser Rise in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.5% of the population were attending primary school, 5.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.0% 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 Fraser Rise and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.8% compared to 66.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.5% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (3.2% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (9.5% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Fraser Rise's population increased by 3,866 people (+6235.5%). This represents an average annual change of 129.27% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+367 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+241 persons)
  • Secondary school (+216 persons)
  • University (+143 persons)

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