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Clayton

Education institution attending

39% of people in Clayton attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Clayton'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
Clayton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1531.01.51411.01.4+12
Primary school
5503.56.65263.76.6+24
Primary - Government
3332.14.53522.54.6-19
Primary - Catholic
1811.21.51330.91.4+48
Primary - Independent
360.20.6420.30.6-6
Secondary school
3812.56.33872.76.3-6
Secondary - Government
1921.23.62311.63.6-39
Secondary - Catholic
1250.81.41080.81.4+17
Secondary - Independent
640.41.3490.31.3+15
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3892.52.34353.12.4-46
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4,40728.49.13,99628.28.1+411
Other
2341.50.91190.80.7+115
map this data in atlas.idNot attending8,36353.868.17,03049.667.5+1,333
Not stated
1,0636.85.21,53910.96.9-476

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 Monash: 1.5% Primary school, City of Monash: 6.6% Primary - Government, City of Monash: 4.5% Primary - Catholic, City of Monash: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Monash: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Monash: 6.3% Secondary - Government, City of Monash: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, City of Monash: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, City of Monash: 1.3% TAFE, City of Monash: 2.3% University, City of Monash: 9.1% Other, City of Monash: 0.9% Pre-school, Clayton: 1.0% Primary school, Clayton: 3.5% Primary - Government, Clayton: 2.1% Primary - Catholic, Clayton: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Clayton: 0.2% Secondary school, Clayton: 2.5% Secondary - Government, Clayton: 1.2% Secondary - Catholic, Clayton: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Clayton: 0.4% TAFE, Clayton: 2.5% University, Clayton: 28.4% Other, Clayton: 1.5%
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, Clayton: +12 Primary school, Clayton: +24 Primary - Government, Clayton: -19 Primary - Catholic, Clayton: +48 Primary - Independent, Clayton: -6 Secondary school, Clayton: -6 Secondary - Government, Clayton: -39 Secondary - Catholic, Clayton: +17 Secondary - Independent, Clayton: +15 TAFE, Clayton: -46 University, Clayton: +411 Other, Clayton: +115
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 Clayton in 2011 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 3.5% of the population were attending primary school, 2.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 30.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 6.6%, 6.3% and 11.4% respectively for City of Monash.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Clayton and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (28.4% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (53.8% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (2.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (3.5% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Clayton's population increased by 1,365 people (+9.6%). This represents an average annual change of 1.86% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+411 persons)

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