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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Education institution attending

18% of people in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
281.71.8160.71.6+12
Primary school
885.48.11075.18.0-20
Primary - Government
815.06.0984.76.3-17
Primary - Catholic
00.01.100.01.10
Primary - Independent
70.41.090.40.7-2
Secondary school
1126.96.31185.66.6-6
Secondary - Government
382.33.4401.93.8-2
Secondary - Catholic
322.01.2221.11.2+10
Secondary - Independent
432.61.7562.71.6-13
map this data in atlas.idTAFE191.22.0110.51.9+8
map this data in atlas.idUniversity372.32.1391.91.6-2
Other
100.60.780.40.7+3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,20074.272.01,10452.570.0+96
Not stated
1237.67.069933.39.6-577

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.8% Primary school, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.1% Primary - Government, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.0% Primary - Catholic, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.0% Secondary school, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.7% TAFE, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.0% University, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.1% Other, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Pre-school, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.7% Primary school, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 5.4% Primary - Government, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 5.0% Primary - Catholic, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.0% Primary - Independent, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.4% Secondary school, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 6.9% Secondary - Government, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.0% Secondary - Independent, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.6% TAFE, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.2% University, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.3% Other, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.6%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +12 Primary school, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -20 Primary - Government, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -17 Primary - Catholic, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0 Primary - Independent, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -2 Secondary school, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -6 Secondary - Government, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -2 Secondary - Catholic, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +10 Secondary - Independent, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -13 TAFE, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +8 University, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -2 Other, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +3
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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 5.4% of the population were attending primary school, 6.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 3.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.1%, 6.3% and 4.1% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.2% compared to 72.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (5.4% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (0.0% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.3% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo's population decreased by 484 people (+23.0%). This represents an average annual change of -5.1% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo between 2006 and 2011.

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