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Ascot Vale

Education institution attending

23% of people in Ascot Vale attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Ascot Vale'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
Ascot Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2291.71.51851.51.5+44
Primary school
8686.47.08006.47.1+68
Primary - Government
4733.53.04933.93.3-20
Primary - Catholic
2872.13.12301.83.0+58
Primary - Independent
1080.80.9780.60.9+30
Secondary school
6294.75.86285.06.1+1
Secondary - Government
3092.32.53412.72.6-32
Secondary - Catholic
1661.22.11601.32.2+6
Secondary - Independent
1541.11.21271.01.2+27
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3302.41.93232.61.8+7
map this data in atlas.idUniversity8466.35.57305.84.9+116
Other
1571.20.91341.10.8+23
map this data in atlas.idNot attending9,32769.170.58,33366.869.6+994
Not stated
1,1078.26.81,34310.88.3-236

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, Ascot Vale: 1.7% Primary school, Ascot Vale: 6.4% Primary - Government, Ascot Vale: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: 2.1% Primary - Independent, Ascot Vale: 0.8% Secondary school, Ascot Vale: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Ascot Vale: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Ascot Vale: 1.1% TAFE, Ascot Vale: 2.4% University, Ascot Vale: 6.3% Other, Ascot Vale: 1.2%
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, Ascot Vale: +44 Primary school, Ascot Vale: +68 Primary - Government, Ascot Vale: -20 Primary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: +58 Primary - Independent, Ascot Vale: +30 Secondary school, Ascot Vale: +1 Secondary - Government, Ascot Vale: -32 Secondary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: +6 Secondary - Independent, Ascot Vale: +27 TAFE, Ascot Vale: +7 University, Ascot Vale: +116 Other, Ascot Vale: +23
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Ascot Vale 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.4% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.7% 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 Ascot Vale and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.1% compared to 70.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.7% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (2.1% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Ascot Vale's population increased by 1,016 people (+8.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.58% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+116 persons)
  • Primary school (+68 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (+58 persons)

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