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Oakleigh

Education institution attending

26% of people in Oakleigh attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Oakleigh'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
Oakleigh - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1652.21.51492.21.4+16
Primary school
5557.46.65067.46.6+49
Primary - Government
3334.44.53074.54.6+26
Primary - Catholic
1962.61.51672.41.4+29
Primary - Independent
260.30.6320.50.6-6
Secondary school
3865.16.33835.66.3+3
Secondary - Government
1712.33.61832.73.6-12
Secondary - Catholic
1421.91.41382.01.4+4
Secondary - Independent
731.01.3620.91.3+11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1762.32.31842.72.4-8
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5947.99.13975.88.1+197
Other
861.10.9560.80.7+30
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,17368.868.14,69968.467.5+474
Not stated
3865.15.24997.36.9-113

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, Oakleigh: 2.2% Primary school, Oakleigh: 7.4% Primary - Government, Oakleigh: 4.4% Primary - Catholic, Oakleigh: 2.6% Primary - Independent, Oakleigh: 0.3% Secondary school, Oakleigh: 5.1% Secondary - Government, Oakleigh: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Oakleigh: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Oakleigh: 1.0% TAFE, Oakleigh: 2.3% University, Oakleigh: 7.9% Other, Oakleigh: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Oakleigh: +16 Primary school, Oakleigh: +49 Primary - Government, Oakleigh: +26 Primary - Catholic, Oakleigh: +29 Primary - Independent, Oakleigh: -6 Secondary school, Oakleigh: +3 Secondary - Government, Oakleigh: -12 Secondary - Catholic, Oakleigh: +4 Secondary - Independent, Oakleigh: +11 TAFE, Oakleigh: -8 University, Oakleigh: +197 Other, Oakleigh: +30
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 Oakleigh in 2011 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 10.2% 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 Oakleigh and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (2.6% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.3% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (7.9% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.1% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Oakleigh's population increased by 648 people (+9.4%). This represents an average annual change of 1.82% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+197 persons)

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