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HMAS Cerberus

Education institution attending

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19% of people in HMAS Cerberus attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
40.41.690.81.8-5
Primary school
343.38.2383.58.1-4
Primary - Government
272.66.0282.66.0-1
Primary - Catholic
40.41.2100.91.1-6
Primary - Independent
30.31.000.01.0+3
Secondary school
101.06.2232.16.3-13
Secondary - Government
101.03.2121.13.4-2
Secondary - Catholic
00.01.480.71.2-8
Secondary - Independent
00.01.630.31.7-3
map this data in atlas.idTAFE949.01.6656.02.0+29
map this data in atlas.idUniversity151.42.490.82.1+6
Other
454.30.7888.10.7-43
map this data in atlas.idNot attending80277.172.881375.072.0-11
Not stated
363.56.6393.67.0-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.6% Primary school, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.2% Primary - Government, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.0% Primary - Catholic, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.0% Secondary school, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.2% Secondary - Catholic, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.6% TAFE, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.6% University, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.4% Other, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Pre-school, HMAS Cerberus: 0.4% Primary school, HMAS Cerberus: 3.3% Primary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: 2.6% Primary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: 0.4% Primary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: 0.3% Secondary school, HMAS Cerberus: 1.0% Secondary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: 1.0% Secondary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% Secondary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% TAFE, HMAS Cerberus: 9.0% University, HMAS Cerberus: 1.4% Other, HMAS Cerberus: 4.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, HMAS Cerberus: -5 Primary school, HMAS Cerberus: -4 Primary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: -1 Primary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: -6 Primary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: +3 Secondary school, HMAS Cerberus: -13 Secondary - Government, HMAS Cerberus: -2 Secondary - Catholic, HMAS Cerberus: -8 Secondary - Independent, HMAS Cerberus: -3 TAFE, HMAS Cerberus: +29 University, HMAS Cerberus: +6 Other, HMAS Cerberus: -43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 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, 3.3% of the population were attending primary school, 1.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 10.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.2%, 6.2% and 4.0% 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 TAFE (9.0% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (77.1% compared to 72.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (1.0% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (3.3% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, HMAS Cerberus's population decreased by 44 people (+4.1%). This represents an average annual change of -0.83% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in HMAS Cerberus between 2011 and 2016.

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