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Coburg North

Education institution attending


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22% of people in Coburg North attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Coburg 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
Coburg North - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1912.92.51372.32.2+54
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3275.06.82263.85.9+101
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,52669.669.84,26771.069.8+259
Not stated

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 Moreland: 1.5% Primary school, City of Moreland: 6.2% 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% Pre-school, Coburg North: 1.4% Primary school, Coburg North: 6.5% Primary - Government, Coburg North: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, Coburg North: 2.4% Primary - Independent, Coburg North: 0.6% Secondary school, Coburg North: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Coburg North: 2.2% Secondary - Catholic, Coburg North: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, Coburg North: 0.6% TAFE, Coburg North: 2.9% University, Coburg North: 5.0% Other, Coburg North: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Coburg North: +20 Primary school, Coburg North: +13 Primary - Government, Coburg North: +30 Primary - Catholic, Coburg North: -19 Primary - Independent, Coburg North: +2 Secondary school, Coburg North: +30 Secondary - Government, Coburg North: +7 Secondary - Catholic, Coburg North: +31 Secondary - Independent, Coburg North: -7 TAFE, Coburg North: +54 University, Coburg North: +101 Other, Coburg North: +10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Coburg North in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.5% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 6.2%, 4.6% and 9.2% respectively for the City of Moreland.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Coburg North and the City of Moreland was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (5.0% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Coburg North's population increased by 500 people (+8.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.61% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+101 persons)
  • TAFE (+54 persons)

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