City of Moonee ValleyCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Essendon North

Education institution attending

census-message-logo

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

21% of people in Essendon North attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Essendon North'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
Essendon North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
381.31.5381.71.50
Primary school
1866.37.41596.97.0+27
Primary - Government
1103.73.3813.53.0+29
Primary - Catholic
642.23.2662.93.1-2
Primary - Independent
120.40.9120.50.90
Secondary school
1575.35.91185.15.8+39
Secondary - Government
862.92.5632.72.5+23
Secondary - Catholic
571.92.2371.62.1+20
Secondary - Independent
140.51.2180.81.2-4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE381.31.4281.21.9+10
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1535.16.5924.05.5+61
Other
381.31.0130.60.9+25
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,06769.569.91,62871.070.5+439
Not stated
29610.06.62169.46.8+80

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, Essendon North: 1.3% Primary school, Essendon North: 6.3% Primary - Government, Essendon North: 3.7% Primary - Catholic, Essendon North: 2.2% Primary - Independent, Essendon North: 0.4% Secondary school, Essendon North: 5.3% Secondary - Government, Essendon North: 2.9% Secondary - Catholic, Essendon North: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Essendon North: 0.5% TAFE, Essendon North: 1.3% University, Essendon North: 5.1% Other, Essendon North: 1.3%
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, Essendon North: 0 Primary school, Essendon North: +27 Primary - Government, Essendon North: +29 Primary - Catholic, Essendon North: -2 Primary - Independent, Essendon North: 0 Secondary school, Essendon North: +39 Secondary - Government, Essendon North: +23 Secondary - Catholic, Essendon North: +20 Secondary - Independent, Essendon North: -4 TAFE, Essendon North: +10 University, Essendon North: +61 Other, Essendon North: +25
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 Essendon North in 2016 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, 6.3% of the population were attending primary school, 5.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.4% 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 Essendon North and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (5.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.3% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (2.2% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Essendon North's population increased by 681 people (+29.7%). This represents an average annual change of 5.34% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Essendon North, between 2011 and 2016 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+61 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...

v17.09.22-1.0.2