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Education institution attending

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24% of people in Ascot Vale attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2481.71.52291.71.5+19
Primary school
1,0467.17.48686.47.0+178
Primary - Government
5583.83.34733.53.0+85
Primary - Catholic
3472.43.22872.13.1+60
Primary - Independent
1411.00.91080.80.9+33
Secondary school
6764.65.96294.75.8+47
Secondary - Government
2912.02.53092.32.5-18
Secondary - Catholic
2351.62.21661.22.1+69
Secondary - Independent
1501.01.21541.11.2-4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1991.41.43302.41.9-131
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,1367.76.58466.35.5+290
Other
2181.51.01571.20.9+61
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,05668.469.99,32769.170.5+729
Not stated
1,1287.76.61,1078.26.8+21

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 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% Pre-school, Ascot Vale: 1.7% Primary school, Ascot Vale: 7.1% Primary - Government, Ascot Vale: 3.8% Primary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: 2.4% Primary - Independent, Ascot Vale: 1.0% Secondary school, Ascot Vale: 4.6% Secondary - Government, Ascot Vale: 2.0% Secondary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Ascot Vale: 1.0% TAFE, Ascot Vale: 1.4% University, Ascot Vale: 7.7% Other, Ascot Vale: 1.5%
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, Ascot Vale: +19 Primary school, Ascot Vale: +178 Primary - Government, Ascot Vale: +85 Primary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: +60 Primary - Independent, Ascot Vale: +33 Secondary school, Ascot Vale: +47 Secondary - Government, Ascot Vale: -18 Secondary - Catholic, Ascot Vale: +69 Secondary - Independent, Ascot Vale: -4 TAFE, Ascot Vale: -131 University, Ascot Vale: +290 Other, Ascot Vale: +61
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 Ascot Vale in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.1% of the population were attending primary school, 4.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 5.9% and 7.9% 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 larger percentage of persons attending University (7.7% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (68.4% compared to 69.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.6% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Ascot Vale's population increased by 1,214 people (+9.0%). This represents an average annual change of 1.74% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+290 persons)
  • Primary school (+178 persons)
  • TAFE (-131 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+85 persons)

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