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Strathmore

Education institution attending

27% of people in Strathmore attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Strathmore'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
Strathmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1371.71.51441.91.5-7
Primary school
7789.67.07429.67.1+36
Primary - Government
4185.23.03564.63.3+62
Primary - Catholic
2803.53.13114.03.0-31
Primary - Independent
801.00.9751.00.9+5
Secondary school
7078.75.87189.36.1-11
Secondary - Government
3714.62.53514.52.6+20
Secondary - Catholic
2192.72.12353.02.2-16
Secondary - Independent
1171.41.21321.71.2-15
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1381.71.91321.71.8+6
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4265.35.53955.14.9+31
Other
380.50.9500.60.8-12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,45267.370.55,11565.969.6+337
Not stated
4305.36.84656.08.3-35

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, Strathmore: 1.7% Primary school, Strathmore: 9.6% Primary - Government, Strathmore: 5.2% Primary - Catholic, Strathmore: 3.5% Primary - Independent, Strathmore: 1.0% Secondary school, Strathmore: 8.7% Secondary - Government, Strathmore: 4.6% Secondary - Catholic, Strathmore: 2.7% Secondary - Independent, Strathmore: 1.4% TAFE, Strathmore: 1.7% University, Strathmore: 5.3% Other, Strathmore: 0.5%
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, Strathmore: -7 Primary school, Strathmore: +36 Primary - Government, Strathmore: +62 Primary - Catholic, Strathmore: -31 Primary - Independent, Strathmore: +5 Secondary school, Strathmore: -11 Secondary - Government, Strathmore: +20 Secondary - Catholic, Strathmore: -16 Secondary - Independent, Strathmore: -15 TAFE, Strathmore: +6 University, Strathmore: +31 Other, Strathmore: -12
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 Strathmore in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.6% of the population were attending primary school, 8.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.0%, 5.8% and 7.5% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Strathmore and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.7% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (9.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (5.2% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (67.3% compared to 70.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Strathmore's population increased by 345 people (+4.4%). This represents an average annual change of 0.87% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Strathmore, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • Primary - Government (+62 persons)

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