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Education institution attending

23% of people in the City of Moreland attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of the City of Moreland'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
City of Moreland - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2,2721.51.71,9311.41.6+341
Primary school
9,0006.17.68,4866.37.9+514
Primary - Government
5,1413.54.94,7433.55.2+398
Primary - Catholic
2,8862.01.72,9342.21.8-48
Primary - Independent
9730.70.98090.60.9+164
Secondary school
6,7214.66.36,5034.86.5+218
Secondary - Government
3,8702.63.43,7652.83.6+105
Secondary - Catholic
1,8701.31.51,9351.41.5-65
Secondary - Independent
9810.71.48030.61.4+178
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3,6112.52.22,9652.22.1+646
map this data in atlas.idUniversity9,9436.85.37,9845.94.7+1,959
Other
1,6761.11.01,1390.80.8+537
map this data in atlas.idNot attending102,81269.869.294,59669.768.2+8,216
Not stated
11,2117.66.612,1619.08.2-950

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary school, Greater Melbourne: 7.6% Primary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 0.9% Secondary school, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Greater Melbourne: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% University, Greater Melbourne: 5.3% Other, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Pre-school, City of Moreland: 1.5% Primary school, City of Moreland: 6.1% Primary - Government, City of Moreland: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, City of Moreland: 2.0% Primary - Independent, City of Moreland: 0.7% Secondary school, City of Moreland: 4.6% Secondary - Government, City of Moreland: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, City of Moreland: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Moreland: 0.7% TAFE, City of Moreland: 2.5% University, City of Moreland: 6.8% Other, City of Moreland: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, City of Moreland: +341 Primary school, City of Moreland: +514 Primary - Government, City of Moreland: +398 Primary - Catholic, City of Moreland: -48 Primary - Independent, City of Moreland: +164 Secondary school, City of Moreland: +218 Secondary - Government, City of Moreland: +105 Secondary - Catholic, City of Moreland: -65 Secondary - Independent, City of Moreland: +178 TAFE, City of Moreland: +646 University, City of Moreland: +1,959 Other, City of Moreland: +537
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 the City of Moreland in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.1% of the population were attending primary school, 4.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 6.3% and 7.6% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in the City of Moreland and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (6.8% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.1% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.5% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Moreland's population increased by 11,481 people (+8.5%). This represents an average annual change of 1.64% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+1,959 persons)
  • TAFE (+646 persons)
  • Primary school (+514 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+398 persons)

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