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Kurunjang

Education institution attending

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

25% of people in Kurunjang attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Kurunjang'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
Kurunjang - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2102.12.01781.92.2+32
Primary school
1,00010.010.78989.79.7+101
Primary - Government
7317.37.16216.76.2+110
Primary - Catholic
1741.72.41882.02.4-14
Primary - Independent
940.91.2891.01.1+5
Secondary school
6956.97.26537.16.8+42
Secondary - Government
4844.84.54324.74.3+52
Secondary - Catholic
1251.21.71121.21.4+13
Secondary - Independent
860.91.01091.21.1-23
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1982.01.51832.01.9+15
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2912.93.52152.32.8+76
Other
1321.31.11031.10.9+29
map this data in atlas.idNot attending6,85068.266.46,30068.168.2+550
Not stated
6656.67.57187.87.5-53

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, Kurunjang: 2.1% Primary school, Kurunjang: 10.0% Primary - Government, Kurunjang: 7.3% Primary - Catholic, Kurunjang: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Kurunjang: 0.9% Secondary school, Kurunjang: 6.9% Secondary - Government, Kurunjang: 4.8% Secondary - Catholic, Kurunjang: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Kurunjang: 0.9% TAFE, Kurunjang: 2.0% University, Kurunjang: 2.9% Other, Kurunjang: 1.3%
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, Kurunjang: +32 Primary school, Kurunjang: +101 Primary - Government, Kurunjang: +110 Primary - Catholic, Kurunjang: -14 Primary - Independent, Kurunjang: +5 Secondary school, Kurunjang: +42 Secondary - Government, Kurunjang: +52 Secondary - Catholic, Kurunjang: +13 Secondary - Independent, Kurunjang: -23 TAFE, Kurunjang: +15 University, Kurunjang: +76 Other, Kurunjang: +29
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 Kurunjang in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.0% of the population were attending primary school, 6.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.9% 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 Kurunjang and City of Melton was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (68.2% compared to 66.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Kurunjang's population increased by 792 people (+8.6%). This represents an average annual change of 1.66% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary - Government (+110 persons)
  • Primary school (+101 persons)
  • University (+76 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+52 persons)

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