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Clapham

Education institution attending

25% of people in Clapham attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Clapham'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
Clapham - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
342.11.4181.21.3+16
Primary school
1308.08.81398.98.8-9
Primary - Government
955.95.61026.55.9-7
Primary - Catholic
70.41.4181.21.2-11
Primary - Independent
281.71.8191.21.7+9
Secondary school
1006.26.2976.26.2+3
Secondary - Government
412.52.7412.62.90
Secondary - Catholic
291.81.2261.71.2+3
Secondary - Independent
301.92.3301.92.10
map this data in atlas.idTAFE191.21.8372.42.1-18
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1126.97.7905.87.2+22
Other
130.80.780.50.7+5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,14370.769.41,10370.568.8+40
Not stated
664.13.9724.64.9-6

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, Clapham: 2.1% Primary school, Clapham: 8.0% Primary - Government, Clapham: 5.9% Primary - Catholic, Clapham: 0.4% Primary - Independent, Clapham: 1.7% Secondary school, Clapham: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Clapham: 2.5% Secondary - Catholic, Clapham: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Clapham: 1.9% TAFE, Clapham: 1.2% University, Clapham: 6.9% Other, Clapham: 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, Clapham: +16 Primary school, Clapham: -9 Primary - Government, Clapham: -7 Primary - Catholic, Clapham: -11 Primary - Independent, Clapham: +9 Secondary school, Clapham: +3 Secondary - Government, Clapham: 0 Secondary - Catholic, Clapham: +3 Secondary - Independent, Clapham: 0 TAFE, Clapham: -18 University, Clapham: +22 Other, Clapham: +5
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 Clapham in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.8%, 6.2% and 9.5% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Clapham and the City of Mitcham was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.7% compared to 69.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Clapham's population increased by 53 people (+3.4%). This represents an average annual change of 0.67% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Clapham between 2006 and 2011.

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