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Rosebud West

Education institution attending

12% of people in Rosebud West attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Rosebud West'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
Rosebud West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
491.11.8410.91.6+8
Primary school
2164.78.12024.58.0+14
Primary - Government
1974.36.01864.16.3+11
Primary - Catholic
150.31.1130.31.1+2
Primary - Independent
40.11.030.10.7+1
Secondary school
1363.06.32024.56.6-66
Secondary - Government
1272.83.41733.83.8-46
Secondary - Catholic
60.11.2240.51.2-18
Secondary - Independent
30.11.750.11.6-2
map this data in atlas.idTAFE861.92.0631.41.9+23
map this data in atlas.idUniversity521.12.1280.61.6+24
Other
310.70.7220.50.7+9
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,47275.972.03,42675.870.0+46
Not stated
53111.67.053811.99.6-7

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, Rosebud West: 1.1% Primary school, Rosebud West: 4.7% Primary - Government, Rosebud West: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, Rosebud West: 0.3% Primary - Independent, Rosebud West: 0.1% Secondary school, Rosebud West: 3.0% Secondary - Government, Rosebud West: 2.8% Secondary - Catholic, Rosebud West: 0.1% Secondary - Independent, Rosebud West: 0.1% TAFE, Rosebud West: 1.9% University, Rosebud West: 1.1% Other, Rosebud West: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Rosebud West: +8 Primary school, Rosebud West: +14 Primary - Government, Rosebud West: +11 Primary - Catholic, Rosebud West: +2 Primary - Independent, Rosebud West: +1 Secondary school, Rosebud West: -66 Secondary - Government, Rosebud West: -46 Secondary - Catholic, Rosebud West: -18 Secondary - Independent, Rosebud West: -2 TAFE, Rosebud West: +23 University, Rosebud West: +24 Other, Rosebud West: +9
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 Rosebud West 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 4.7% of the population were attending primary school, 3.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 3.0% 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 Rosebud West and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (75.9% compared to 72.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (4.7% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (3.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.3% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Rosebud West's population increased by 51 people (+1.1%). This represents an average annual change of 0.22% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Rosebud West, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (-66 persons)

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