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Glen Waverley

Education institution attending

27% of people in Glen Waverley attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Glen Waverley'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
Glen Waverley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
4991.31.55301.41.4-31
Primary school
2,8557.36.62,8657.56.6-10
Primary - Government
2,2215.74.52,2095.84.6+12
Primary - Catholic
4171.11.54201.11.4-3
Primary - Independent
2170.60.62360.60.6-19
Secondary school
3,2698.36.32,9987.86.3+271
Secondary - Government
2,3035.93.62,0425.33.6+261
Secondary - Catholic
3550.91.43530.91.4+2
Secondary - Independent
6111.61.36031.61.3+8
map this data in atlas.idTAFE8602.22.38332.22.4+27
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2,8237.29.12,3446.18.1+479
Other
3250.80.92710.70.7+54
map this data in atlas.idNot attending26,50067.668.125,97368.067.5+527
Not stated
2,0805.35.22,4036.36.9-323

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, Glen Waverley: 1.3% Primary school, Glen Waverley: 7.3% Primary - Government, Glen Waverley: 5.7% Primary - Catholic, Glen Waverley: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Glen Waverley: 0.6% Secondary school, Glen Waverley: 8.3% Secondary - Government, Glen Waverley: 5.9% Secondary - Catholic, Glen Waverley: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Glen Waverley: 1.6% TAFE, Glen Waverley: 2.2% University, Glen Waverley: 7.2% Other, Glen Waverley: 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, Glen Waverley: -31 Primary school, Glen Waverley: -10 Primary - Government, Glen Waverley: +12 Primary - Catholic, Glen Waverley: -3 Primary - Independent, Glen Waverley: -19 Secondary school, Glen Waverley: +271 Secondary - Government, Glen Waverley: +261 Secondary - Catholic, Glen Waverley: +2 Secondary - Independent, Glen Waverley: +8 TAFE, Glen Waverley: +27 University, Glen Waverley: +479 Other, Glen Waverley: +54
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 Glen Waverley in 2011 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.3% of the population were attending primary school, 8.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.4% 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 Glen Waverley and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (5.9% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (5.7% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (7.2% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Glen Waverley's population increased by 994 people (+2.6%). This represents an average annual change of 0.51% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Glen Waverley, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+479 persons)
  • Secondary school (+271 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+261 persons)

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