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Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for the LGA or other primary area only. What's this?

24% of people in the City of Moonee Valley attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of the City of Moonee Valley'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
City of Moonee Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1,7111.51.61,6561.51.7+55
Primary school
8,5897.47.97,5477.07.6+1,042
Primary - Government
3,8243.35.33,2053.04.9+619
Primary - Catholic
3,7373.21.73,3743.11.7+363
Primary - Independent
1,0280.90.99680.90.9+60
Secondary school
6,8705.96.16,2805.86.3+590
Secondary - Government
2,9412.53.32,6752.53.4+266
Secondary - Catholic
2,5232.21.42,2732.11.5+250
Secondary - Independent
1,4061.21.31,3321.21.4+74
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,6091.41.82,0671.92.2-458
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7,5576.56.45,9585.55.3+1,599
Other
1,1431.01.19650.91.0+178
map this data in atlas.idNot attending81,53169.968.675,71170.569.2+5,820
Not stated
7,6636.66.47,2596.86.6+404

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.1% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.3% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% University, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.1% Pre-school, City of Moonee Valley: 1.5% Primary school, City of Moonee Valley: 7.4% Primary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: 3.3% Primary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: 3.2% Primary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: 0.9% Secondary school, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: 2.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: 2.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% TAFE, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% University, City of Moonee Valley: 6.5% Other, City of Moonee Valley: 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, City of Moonee Valley: +55 Primary school, City of Moonee Valley: +1,042 Primary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: +619 Primary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: +363 Primary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: +60 Secondary school, City of Moonee Valley: +590 Secondary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: +266 Secondary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: +250 Secondary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: +74 TAFE, City of Moonee Valley: -458 University, City of Moonee Valley: +1,599 Other, City of Moonee Valley: +178
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.9%, 6.1% and 8.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in the City of Moonee Valley and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (3.2% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (69.9% compared to 68.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.3% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Moonee Valley's population increased by 9,230 people (+8.6%). This represents an average annual change of 1.66% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Moonee Valley, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+1,599 persons)
  • Primary school (+1,042 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+619 persons)
  • Secondary school (+590 persons)

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