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HMAS Cerberus

Education institution attending

21% of people in HMAS Cerberus attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of HMAS Cerberus'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
HMAS Cerberus - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
90.81.8161.41.6-7
Primary school
383.58.1433.78.0-5
Primary - Government
282.66.0353.16.3-7
Primary - Catholic
100.91.180.71.1+2
Primary - Independent
00.01.000.00.70
Secondary school
232.16.3121.06.6+11
Secondary - Government
121.13.490.83.8+3
Secondary - Catholic
80.71.230.31.2+5
Secondary - Independent
30.31.700.01.6+3
map this data in atlas.idTAFE656.02.01089.41.9-43
map this data in atlas.idUniversity90.82.1111.01.6-2
Other
888.10.712711.10.7-39
map this data in atlas.idNot attending81375.072.075565.870.0+58
Not stated
393.67.0756.59.6-36

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, HMAS Cerberus: 0.8% Primary school, HMAS Cerberus: 3.5% Primary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: 2.6% Primary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: 0.9% Primary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% Secondary school, HMAS Cerberus: 2.1% Secondary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: 1.1% Secondary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: 0.3% TAFE, HMAS Cerberus: 6.0% University, HMAS Cerberus: 0.8% Other, HMAS Cerberus: 8.1%
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, HMAS Cerberus: -7 Primary school, HMAS Cerberus: -5 Primary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: -7 Primary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: +2 Primary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: 0 Secondary school, HMAS Cerberus: +11 Secondary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: +3 Secondary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: +5 Secondary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: +3 TAFE, HMAS Cerberus: -43 University, HMAS Cerberus: -2 Other, HMAS Cerberus: -39
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 HMAS Cerberus in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 3.5% of the population were attending primary school, 2.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.8% 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 HMAS Cerberus and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending 'other' tertiary institutes (8.1% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (6.0% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (3.5% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (2.1% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, HMAS Cerberus's population decreased by 63 people (+5.5%). This represents an average annual change of -1.12% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in HMAS Cerberus between 2006 and 2011.

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