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Essendon North

Education institution attending

20% of people in Essendon North attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
381.71.5422.11.5-4
Primary school
1596.97.01437.17.1+16
Primary - Government
813.53.0804.03.3+1
Primary - Catholic
662.93.1502.53.0+16
Primary - Independent
120.50.9130.60.9-1
Secondary school
1185.15.8834.16.1+35
Secondary - Government
632.72.5462.32.6+17
Secondary - Catholic
371.62.1261.32.2+11
Secondary - Independent
180.81.2110.51.2+7
map this data in atlas.idTAFE281.21.9251.21.8+3
map this data in atlas.idUniversity924.05.5814.04.9+11
Other
130.60.980.40.8+5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,62871.070.51,44771.969.6+181
Not stated
2169.46.81839.18.3+33

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, Essendon North: 1.7% Primary school, Essendon North: 6.9% Primary - Government, Essendon North: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, Essendon North: 2.9% Primary - Independent, Essendon North: 0.5% Secondary school, Essendon North: 5.1% Secondary - Government, Essendon North: 2.7% Secondary - Catholic, Essendon North: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Essendon North: 0.8% TAFE, Essendon North: 1.2% University, Essendon North: 4.0% Other, Essendon North: 0.6%
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, Essendon North: -4 Primary school, Essendon North: +16 Primary - Government, Essendon North: +1 Primary - Catholic, Essendon North: +16 Primary - Independent, Essendon North: -1 Secondary school, Essendon North: +35 Secondary - Government, Essendon North: +17 Secondary - Catholic, Essendon North: +11 Secondary - Independent, Essendon North: +7 TAFE, Essendon North: +3 University, Essendon North: +11 Other, Essendon North: +5
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 Essendon North in 2011 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.0%, 5.8% and 7.5% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Essendon North and the City of Moonee Valley was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (4.0% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Essendon North's population increased by 280 people (+13.9%). This represents an average annual change of 2.64% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Essendon North between 2006 and 2011.

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