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Education institution attending

24% of people in Daw Park attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Daw Park'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
Daw Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
391.61.4381.61.3+1
Primary school
2008.28.81837.88.8+17
Primary - Government
1345.55.61315.65.9+3
Primary - Catholic
502.11.4351.51.2+15
Primary - Independent
160.71.8170.71.7-1
Secondary school
1154.76.2893.86.2+26
Secondary - Government
642.62.7582.52.9+6
Secondary - Catholic
281.11.2170.71.2+11
Secondary - Independent
230.92.3150.62.1+8
map this data in atlas.idTAFE542.21.8502.12.1+4
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1696.97.71506.47.2+19
Other
190.80.7170.70.7+2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,69669.669.41,68172.068.8+15
Not stated
1455.93.91285.54.9+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, Daw Park: 1.6% Primary school, Daw Park: 8.2% Primary - Government, Daw Park: 5.5% Primary - Catholic, Daw Park: 2.1% Primary - Independent, Daw Park: 0.7% Secondary school, Daw Park: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Daw Park: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, Daw Park: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, Daw Park: 0.9% TAFE, Daw Park: 2.2% University, Daw Park: 6.9% Other, Daw Park: 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, Daw Park: +1 Primary school, Daw Park: +17 Primary - Government, Daw Park: +3 Primary - Catholic, Daw Park: +15 Primary - Independent, Daw Park: -1 Secondary school, Daw Park: +26 Secondary - Government, Daw Park: +6 Secondary - Catholic, Daw Park: +11 Secondary - Independent, Daw Park: +8 TAFE, Daw Park: +4 University, Daw Park: +19 Other, Daw Park: +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 Daw Park 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 similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.2% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.2% 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 Daw Park and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.7% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (0.9% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (0.7% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Daw Park's population increased by 100 people (+4.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.84% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Daw Park between 2006 and 2011.

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