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Clarence Gardens

Education institution attending

27% of people in Clarence Gardens attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Clarence Gardens'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
Clarence Gardens - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
361.61.4231.11.3+13
Primary school
2089.48.82019.58.8+7
Primary - Government
1115.05.61316.25.9-20
Primary - Catholic
693.11.4371.71.2+32
Primary - Independent
281.31.8331.61.7-5
Secondary school
1386.26.21085.16.2+30
Secondary - Government
663.02.7592.82.9+7
Secondary - Catholic
512.31.2231.11.2+28
Secondary - Independent
210.92.3261.22.1-5
map this data in atlas.idTAFE472.11.8572.72.1-10
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1687.67.71004.77.2+68
Other
130.60.7120.60.7+1
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,54169.469.41,47169.268.8+70
Not stated
693.13.91537.24.9-84

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, Clarence Gardens: 1.6% Primary school, Clarence Gardens: 9.4% Primary - Government, Clarence Gardens: 5.0% Primary - Catholic, Clarence Gardens: 3.1% Primary - Independent, Clarence Gardens: 1.3% Secondary school, Clarence Gardens: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Clarence Gardens: 3.0% Secondary - Catholic, Clarence Gardens: 2.3% Secondary - Independent, Clarence Gardens: 0.9% TAFE, Clarence Gardens: 2.1% University, Clarence Gardens: 7.6% Other, Clarence Gardens: 0.6%
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, Clarence Gardens: +13 Primary school, Clarence Gardens: +7 Primary - Government, Clarence Gardens: -20 Primary - Catholic, Clarence Gardens: +32 Primary - Independent, Clarence Gardens: -5 Secondary school, Clarence Gardens: +30 Secondary - Government, Clarence Gardens: +7 Secondary - Catholic, Clarence Gardens: +28 Secondary - Independent, Clarence Gardens: -5 TAFE, Clarence Gardens: -10 University, Clarence Gardens: +68 Other, Clarence Gardens: +1
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 Clarence Gardens in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.4% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.7% 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 Clarence Gardens and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (3.1% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (2.3% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (0.9% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Clarence Gardens's population increased by 95 people (+4.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.88% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Clarence Gardens, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+68 persons)

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