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Bellevue Heights

Education institution attending

22% of people in Bellevue Heights attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Bellevue 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
Bellevue Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
391.51.4100.41.3+29
Primary school
1656.58.81826.98.8-17
Primary - Government
1164.55.61335.05.9-17
Primary - Catholic
140.51.4271.01.2-13
Primary - Independent
351.41.8220.81.7+13
Secondary school
1184.66.21375.26.2-19
Secondary - Government
582.32.7772.92.9-19
Secondary - Catholic
220.91.2301.11.2-8
Secondary - Independent
381.52.3301.12.1+8
map this data in atlas.idTAFE451.81.8471.82.1-2
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1787.07.71555.97.2+23
Other
170.70.7190.70.7-2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,90374.569.41,98175.168.8-78
Not stated
903.53.91074.14.9-17

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 Mitcham: 1.4% Primary school, City of Mitcham: 8.8% Primary - Government, City of Mitcham: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Mitcham: 1.4% Primary - Independent, City of Mitcham: 1.8% Secondary school, City of Mitcham: 6.2% Secondary - Government, City of Mitcham: 2.7% Secondary - Catholic, City of Mitcham: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Mitcham: 2.3% TAFE, City of Mitcham: 1.8% University, City of Mitcham: 7.7% Other, City of Mitcham: 0.7% Pre-school, Bellevue Heights: 1.5% Primary school, Bellevue Heights: 6.5% Primary - Government, Bellevue Heights: 4.5% Primary - Catholic, Bellevue Heights: 0.5% Primary - Independent, Bellevue Heights: 1.4% Secondary school, Bellevue Heights: 4.6% Secondary - Government, Bellevue Heights: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Bellevue Heights: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Bellevue Heights: 1.5% TAFE, Bellevue Heights: 1.8% University, Bellevue Heights: 7.0% Other, Bellevue Heights: 0.7%
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, Bellevue Heights: +29 Primary school, Bellevue Heights: -17 Primary - Government, Bellevue Heights: -17 Primary - Catholic, Bellevue Heights: -13 Primary - Independent, Bellevue Heights: +13 Secondary school, Bellevue Heights: -19 Secondary - Government, Bellevue Heights: -19 Secondary - Catholic, Bellevue Heights: -8 Secondary - Independent, Bellevue Heights: +8 TAFE, Bellevue Heights: -2 University, Bellevue Heights: +23 Other, Bellevue Heights: -2
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 Bellevue Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.5% of the population were attending primary school, 4.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.8%, 6.2% and 9.5% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Bellevue Heights and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.5% compared to 69.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.6% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.5% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Bellevue Heights's population decreased by 83 people (+3.1%). This represents an average annual change of -0.64% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Bellevue Heights between 2006 and 2011.

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