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Beleura Hill

Education institution attending


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20% of people in Beleura Hill attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Beleura Hill'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
Beleura Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE211.41.6181.42.0+3
map this data in atlas.idUniversity523.42.4372.92.1+15
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,14974.772.897474.572.0+175
Not stated

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, Beleura Hill: 1.4% Primary school, Beleura Hill: 8.1% Primary - Government, Beleura Hill: 4.1% Primary - Catholic, Beleura Hill: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Beleura Hill: 2.4% Secondary school, Beleura Hill: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Beleura Hill: 2.1% Secondary - Catholic, Beleura Hill: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Beleura Hill: 1.7% TAFE, Beleura Hill: 1.4% University, Beleura Hill: 3.4% Other, Beleura Hill: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Beleura Hill: -5 Primary school, Beleura Hill: +43 Primary - Government, Beleura Hill: +20 Primary - Catholic, Beleura Hill: +6 Primary - Independent, Beleura Hill: +17 Secondary school, Beleura Hill: 0 Secondary - Government, Beleura Hill: +5 Secondary - Catholic, Beleura Hill: -15 Secondary - Independent, Beleura Hill: +9 TAFE, Beleura Hill: +3 University, Beleura Hill: +15 Other, Beleura Hill: +5
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Beleura Hill 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.8% 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 Beleura Hill and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.7% compared to 72.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (2.4% compared to 1.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.7% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Beleura Hill's population increased by 231 people (+17.7%). This represents an average annual change of 3.32% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Beleura Hill between 2011 and 2016.

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