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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

28% of people in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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 East - Huntingdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1281.51.51401.81.5-12
Primary school
5526.67.24816.26.6+71
Primary - Government
3714.55.13344.34.5+37
Primary - Catholic
1501.81.41161.51.5+34
Primary - Independent
310.40.6310.40.60
Secondary school
3384.16.13424.46.3-4
Secondary - Government
1501.83.41471.93.6+3
Secondary - Catholic
1571.91.41291.71.4+28
Secondary - Independent
310.41.3660.91.3-35
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1601.91.81612.12.3-1
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,02712.311.67649.89.1+263
Other
861.01.0620.80.9+24
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,50766.165.75,34568.868.1+162
Not stated
5306.45.14706.15.2+60

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, City of Monash: 1.5% Primary school, City of Monash: 7.2% Primary - Government, City of Monash: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, City of Monash: 1.4% Primary - Independent, City of Monash: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Monash: 6.1% Secondary - Government, City of Monash: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, City of Monash: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, City of Monash: 1.3% TAFE, City of Monash: 1.8% University, City of Monash: 11.6% Other, City of Monash: 1.0% Pre-school, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.5% Primary school, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 6.6% Primary - Government, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 4.5% Primary - Catholic, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.8% Primary - Independent, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 0.4% Secondary school, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 4.1% Secondary - Government, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 0.4% TAFE, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.9% University, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 12.3% Other, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -12 Primary school, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +71 Primary - Government, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +37 Primary - Catholic, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +34 Primary - Independent, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 0 Secondary school, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -4 Secondary - Government, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +3 Secondary - Catholic, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +28 Secondary - Independent, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -35 TAFE, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -1 University, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +263 Other, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +24
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 East - Huntingdale in 2016 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, 6.6% of the population were attending primary school, 4.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 14.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.2%, 6.1% and 13.5% respectively for City of Monash.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale and City of Monash were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.1% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (1.8% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale's population increased by 563 people (+7.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.41% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+263 persons)
  • Primary school (+71 persons)

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