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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Education institution attending

17% of people in Airport West - Essendon Fields attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Airport West - Essendon Fields'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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
861.21.5931.41.5-7
Primary school
4196.07.03895.87.1+30
Primary - Government
1772.53.01922.93.3-15
Primary - Catholic
2173.13.11842.83.0+33
Primary - Independent
250.40.9130.20.9+12
Secondary school
3024.35.83455.26.1-43
Secondary - Government
1852.72.52053.12.6-20
Secondary - Catholic
991.42.11001.52.2-1
Secondary - Independent
180.31.2400.61.2-22
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1281.81.91191.81.8+9
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2143.15.51692.54.9+45
Other
620.90.9490.70.8+13
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,30776.370.54,92173.969.6+386
Not stated
4376.36.85708.68.3-133

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 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% Pre-school, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.2% Primary school, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.0% Primary - Government, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.5% Primary - Catholic, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.1% Primary - Independent, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.4% Secondary school, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.3% Secondary - Government, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.7% Secondary - Catholic, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.3% TAFE, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.8% University, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.1% Other, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 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, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -7 Primary school, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +30 Primary - Government, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -15 Primary - Catholic, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +33 Primary - Independent, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +12 Secondary school, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -43 Secondary - Government, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -20 Secondary - Catholic, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -1 Secondary - Independent, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -22 TAFE, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +9 University, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +45 Other, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +13
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 Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.0% of the population were attending primary school, 4.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.0%, 5.8% and 7.5% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Airport West - Essendon Fields and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (76.3% compared to 70.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (3.1% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.3% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Airport West - Essendon Fields's population increased by 300 people (+4.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.89% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Airport West - Essendon Fields between 2006 and 2011.

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