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Education institution attending

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

24% of people in Moonee Ponds attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
2191.51.52321.71.5-13
Primary school
1,0127.17.49517.07.0+61
Primary - Government
4623.23.33782.83.0+84
Primary - Catholic
4122.93.23692.73.1+43
Primary - Independent
1381.00.92041.50.9-66
Secondary school
7675.45.97235.35.8+44
Secondary - Government
2601.82.52481.82.5+12
Secondary - Catholic
2782.02.22702.02.1+8
Secondary - Independent
2291.61.22051.51.2+24
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2021.41.42742.01.9-72
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,0707.56.58176.05.5+253
Other
1270.91.0870.60.9+40
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,05670.669.99,68371.570.5+373
Not stated
7955.66.67785.76.8+17

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, Moonee Ponds: 1.5% Primary school, Moonee Ponds: 7.1% Primary - Government, Moonee Ponds: 3.2% Primary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: 2.9% Primary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: 1.0% Secondary school, Moonee Ponds: 5.4% Secondary - Government, Moonee Ponds: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: 2.0% Secondary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: 1.6% TAFE, Moonee Ponds: 1.4% University, Moonee Ponds: 7.5% Other, Moonee Ponds: 0.9%
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, Moonee Ponds: -13 Primary school, Moonee Ponds: +61 Primary - Government, Moonee Ponds: +84 Primary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: +43 Primary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: -66 Secondary school, Moonee Ponds: +44 Secondary - Government, Moonee Ponds: +12 Secondary - Catholic, Moonee Ponds: +8 Secondary - Independent, Moonee Ponds: +24 TAFE, Moonee Ponds: -72 University, Moonee Ponds: +253 Other, Moonee Ponds: +40
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 Moonee Ponds 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, 5.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 5.9% and 7.9% 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 attending University (7.5% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Moonee Ponds's population increased by 703 people (+5.2%). This represents an average annual change of 1.02% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+253 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+84 persons)
  • TAFE (-72 persons)
  • Primary - Independent (-66 persons)

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