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Moonee Ponds

Education institution attending

23% of people in Moonee Ponds attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2321.71.52171.71.5+15
Primary school
9517.07.08596.77.1+92
Primary - Government
3782.83.03582.83.3+20
Primary - Catholic
3692.73.13352.63.0+34
Primary - Independent
2041.50.91651.30.9+39
Secondary school
7235.35.86375.06.1+86
Secondary - Government
2481.82.52401.92.6+8
Secondary - Catholic
2702.02.12351.82.2+35
Secondary - Independent
2051.51.21631.31.2+42
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2742.01.91871.51.8+87
map this data in atlas.idUniversity8176.05.57355.84.9+83
Other
870.60.91100.90.8-23
map this data in atlas.idNot attending9,68371.570.58,86169.669.6+822
Not stated
7785.76.81,1328.98.3-354

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, Moonee Ponds: 1.7% Primary school, Moonee Ponds: 7.0% Primary - Government, Moonee Ponds: 2.8% Primary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: 2.7% Primary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: 1.5% Secondary school, Moonee Ponds: 5.3% Secondary - Government, Moonee Ponds: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: 2.0% Secondary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: 1.5% TAFE, Moonee Ponds: 2.0% University, Moonee Ponds: 6.0% Other, Moonee Ponds: 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, Moonee Ponds: +15 Primary school, Moonee Ponds: +92 Primary - Government, Moonee Ponds: +20 Primary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: +34 Primary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: +39 Secondary school, Moonee Ponds: +86 Secondary - Government, Moonee Ponds: +8 Secondary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: +35 Secondary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: +42 TAFE, Moonee Ponds: +87 University, Moonee Ponds: +83 Other, Moonee Ponds: -23
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 Moonee Ponds 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.1% 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 Moonee Ponds and the City of Moonee Valley was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.5% compared to 70.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Moonee Ponds's population increased by 807 people (+6.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.24% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+92 persons)
  • TAFE (+87 persons)
  • Secondary school (+86 persons)
  • University (+83 persons)

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