Education institution attending
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?'
|Education institution attending|
|Coburg North - Total persons (Enumerated)||2011||2006||Change|
|Type of institution||Number||%||City of Moreland %||Number||%||City of Moreland %||2006 to 2011|
|Primary - Government||225||3.5||3.5||7003||196||3.3||3.5||+28|
|Primary - Catholic||153||2.4||2.0||7004||173||2.9||2.2||-21|
|Primary - Independent||40||0.6||0.7||7005||39||0.6||0.6||+1|
|Secondary - Government||142||2.2||2.6||7007||136||2.3||2.8||+6|
|Secondary - Catholic||123||1.9||1.3||7008||93||1.5||1.4||+30|
|Secondary - Independent||37||0.6||0.7||7009||45||0.7||0.6||-8|
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%)
From 2006 to 2011, Coburg North's population increased by 454 people (+7.6%). This represents an average annual change of 1.47% 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 (+98 persons)
- TAFE (+53 persons)