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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Education institution attending

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18% of people in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1911.61.62091.81.8-18
Primary school
9688.08.28327.18.1+135
Primary - Government
7966.66.06925.96.0+104
Primary - Catholic
1291.11.21010.91.1+28
Primary - Independent
420.31.0390.31.0+3
Secondary school
5864.86.25724.96.3+14
Secondary - Government
4163.43.23893.33.4+27
Secondary - Catholic
1271.01.41491.31.2-22
Secondary - Independent
430.41.6340.31.7+9
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1841.51.62402.12.0-56
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2121.72.41741.52.1+38
Other
690.60.7610.50.7+8
map this data in atlas.idNot attending8,92773.572.88,46872.372.0+459
Not stated
1,0088.36.61,1579.97.0-149

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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.6% Primary school, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 8.0% Primary - Government, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 6.6% Primary - Catholic, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.3% Secondary school, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 4.8% Secondary - Government, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.4% TAFE, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.5% University, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.7% Other, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.6%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -18 Primary school, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +135 Primary - Government, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +104 Primary - Catholic, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +28 Primary - Independent, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +3 Secondary school, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +14 Secondary - Government, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +27 Secondary - Catholic, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -22 Secondary - Independent, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +9 TAFE, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -56 University, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +38 Other, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +8
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 4.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 3.3% 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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (0.4% compared to 1.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach's population increased by 431 people (+3.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.73% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+135 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+104 persons)
  • TAFE (-56 persons)

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