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Education institution attending

28% of people in Malvern attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Malvern'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
Malvern - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
401.61.4511.91.4-11
Primary school
26110.18.028310.47.7-22
Primary - Government
1365.34.21726.34.3-36
Primary - Catholic
210.81.5411.51.6-20
Primary - Independent
1044.02.3702.61.8+34
Secondary school
1837.15.21756.45.4+8
Secondary - Government
471.81.8511.92.0-4
Secondary - Catholic
240.91.1291.11.1-5
Secondary - Independent
1124.32.3953.52.3+17
map this data in atlas.idTAFE311.21.8351.31.8-4
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1907.48.71766.58.2+14
Other
130.50.6150.60.7-2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,70065.969.11,83367.468.5-133
Not stated
1606.25.31505.56.4+10

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, City of Unley: 1.4% Primary school, City of Unley: 8.0% Primary - Government, City of Unley: 4.2% Primary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.3% Secondary school, City of Unley: 5.2% Secondary - Government, City of Unley: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.3% TAFE, City of Unley: 1.8% University, City of Unley: 8.7% Other, City of Unley: 0.6% Pre-school, Malvern: 1.6% Primary school, Malvern: 10.1% Primary - Government, Malvern: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Malvern: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Malvern: 4.0% Secondary school, Malvern: 7.1% Secondary - Government, Malvern: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, Malvern: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Malvern: 4.3% TAFE, Malvern: 1.2% University, Malvern: 7.4% Other, Malvern: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Malvern: -11 Primary school, Malvern: -22 Primary - Government, Malvern: -36 Primary - Catholic, Malvern: -20 Primary - Independent, Malvern: +34 Secondary school, Malvern: +8 Secondary - Government, Malvern: -4 Secondary - Catholic, Malvern: -5 Secondary - Independent, Malvern: +17 TAFE, Malvern: -4 University, Malvern: +14 Other, Malvern: -2
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 Malvern in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.1% of the population were attending primary school, 7.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.0%, 5.2% and 10.4% respectively for the City of Unley.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Malvern and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (4.3% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.1% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (65.9% compared to 69.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Malvern's population decreased by 140 people (+5.2%). This represents an average annual change of -1.05% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Malvern between 2006 and 2011.

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