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Education institution attending

23% of people in the City of Moonee Valley attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1,6561.51.71,5471.51.6+109
Primary school
7,5477.07.67,2647.17.9+283
Primary - Government
3,2053.04.93,3443.35.2-139
Primary - Catholic
3,3743.11.73,0493.01.8+325
Primary - Independent
9680.90.98710.90.9+97
Secondary school
6,2805.86.36,1996.16.5+81
Secondary - Government
2,6752.53.42,7102.63.6-35
Secondary - Catholic
2,2732.11.52,2282.21.5+45
Secondary - Independent
1,3321.21.41,2611.21.4+71
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2,0671.92.21,8291.82.1+238
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5,9585.55.34,9804.94.7+978
Other
9650.91.07990.80.8+166
map this data in atlas.idNot attending75,71170.569.271,14669.668.2+4,565
Not stated
7,2596.86.68,5178.38.2-1,258

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.6% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% University, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Pre-school, City of Moonee Valley: 1.5% Primary school, City of Moonee Valley: 7.0% Primary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: 3.0% Primary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: 3.1% Primary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: 0.9% Secondary school, City of Moonee Valley: 5.8% Secondary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: 2.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: 2.1% Secondary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% TAFE, City of Moonee Valley: 1.9% University, City of Moonee Valley: 5.5% Other, City of Moonee Valley: 0.9%
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, City of Moonee Valley: +109 Primary school, City of Moonee Valley: +283 Primary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: -139 Primary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: +325 Primary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: +97 Secondary school, City of Moonee Valley: +81 Secondary - Government, City of Moonee Valley: -35 Secondary - Catholic, City of Moonee Valley: +45 Secondary - Independent, City of Moonee Valley: +71 TAFE, City of Moonee Valley: +238 University, City of Moonee Valley: +978 Other, City of Moonee Valley: +166
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2011 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, 7.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 6.3% and 7.6% 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 (3.1% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.5% compared to 69.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.0% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Moonee Valley's population increased by 5,162 people (+5.0%). This represents an average annual change of 0.99% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+978 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (+325 persons)
  • Primary school (+283 persons)
  • TAFE (+238 persons)

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