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Mount Eliza

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

28% of people in Mount Eliza attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Mount Eliza'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
Mount Eliza - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
3732.11.63331.91.8+40
Primary school
1,92810.88.21,6999.98.1+229
Primary - Government
1,2437.06.01,0376.06.0+206
Primary - Catholic
2551.41.22261.31.1+29
Primary - Independent
4302.41.04362.51.0-6
Secondary school
1,5918.96.21,5198.86.3+72
Secondary - Government
4032.33.24602.73.4-57
Secondary - Catholic
2701.51.41901.11.2+80
Secondary - Independent
9185.11.68695.01.7+49
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2161.21.62741.62.0-58
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6993.92.46163.62.1+83
Other
1040.60.71130.70.7-9
map this data in atlas.idNot attending12,11967.972.811,77768.372.0+342
Not stated
8254.66.69125.37.0-87

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, Mount Eliza: 2.1% Primary school, Mount Eliza: 10.8% Primary - Government, Mount Eliza: 7.0% Primary - Catholic, Mount Eliza: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Mount Eliza: 2.4% Secondary school, Mount Eliza: 8.9% Secondary - Government, Mount Eliza: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Mount Eliza: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Mount Eliza: 5.1% TAFE, Mount Eliza: 1.2% University, Mount Eliza: 3.9% Other, Mount Eliza: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Mount Eliza: +40 Primary school, Mount Eliza: +229 Primary - Government, Mount Eliza: +206 Primary - Catholic, Mount Eliza: +29 Primary - Independent, Mount Eliza: -6 Secondary school, Mount Eliza: +72 Secondary - Government, Mount Eliza: -57 Secondary - Catholic, Mount Eliza: +80 Secondary - Independent, Mount Eliza: +49 TAFE, Mount Eliza: -58 University, Mount Eliza: +83 Other, Mount Eliza: -9
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 Mount Eliza in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.8% of the population were attending primary school, 8.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.1% 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 Mount Eliza and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (5.1% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.9% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.8% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (67.9% compared to 72.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Mount Eliza's population increased by 612 people (+3.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.7% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Mount Eliza, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+229 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+206 persons)
  • University (+83 persons)
  • Secondary - Catholic (+80 persons)

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