Australia
Type of educational institution attending (secondary school and under)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Preschool 12% 10.4% 144 73,041
Primary-Government 30.2% 33.8% 362 237,135
Primary-Catholic 12.5% 10.7% 150 74,785
Primary-Other Non Government 9.5% 6.0% 114 41,862
Secondary-Government 10.8% 21.4% 130 149,913
Secondary-Catholic 9.4% 9.1% 113 64,045
Secondary-Other Non Government 15.6% 8.6% 187 60,099
Type of educational institution attending (post-school)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Technical or Further Educational Institution 4.4% 19.4% 242 80,857
University or other Tertiary Institution 92.1% 68.7% 5,096 287,125
Other type of educational institution 3.6% 11.9% 197 49,898
Persons attending an educational institution
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
0-4 years 23.0% 19.8% 126 56,781
5-14 years 91.6% 91.8% 854 488,738
15-19 years 89.9% 82.5% 1,509 221,900
20-24 years 81.7% 48.9% 2,965 163,056
25 years and over 15.7% 6.2% 1,290 188,270
Highest year of school completed (Persons 15 years and over and no longer attending school)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Year 12 or equivalent 78.7% 59.4% 10,641 2,176,823
Year 11 or equivalent 3.3% 10.2% 445 374,747
Year 10 or equivalent 5.7% 11.4% 770 417,944
Year 9 or equivalent 1.8% 4.9% 240 178,881
Year 8 or below 1.8% 5.3% 240 193,420
Did not go to school 0.7% 1.3% 96 48,574
Highest year of school completed (Persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Year 12 or equivalent 79.8% 61.7% 10,600 2,163,419
Year 11 or equivalent 2.9% 9.5% 379 331,399
Year 10 or equivalent 5.3% 10.6% 708 372,611
Year 9 or equivalent 1.4% 4.0% 186 140,839
Year 8 or equivalent 1.7% 5.1% 219 179,553
Did not go to school 0.7% 1.4% 96 48,435
Highest year of school not stated 8.3% 7.7% 1,100 270,941
University and technical qualifications (Persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Bachelor Degree Level and above 37.1% 27.5% 5,021 1,006,209
Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level 6.6% 9.5% 896 347,014
Certificate III & IV Level 5.3% 12.8% 713 470,297
Certificate I & II Level 0.6% 0.8% 80 29,489
Certificate Level, nfd 1.1% 1.6% 149 59,301
Study fields of university and technical qualifications (Persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Natural and Physical Sciences 5.7% 3.6% 464 80,162
Information Technology 3.8% 4.4% 313 98,377
Engineering and Related Technologies 12.5% 13.2% 1,024 295,972
Architecture and Building 4.1% 5.3% 338 118,373
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies 0.8% 1.3% 65 28,154
Health 7.6% 8.9% 625 200,019
Education 4.7% 7.1% 384 159,116
Management and Commerce 24.0% 20.5% 1,964 460,992
Society and Culture 12.2% 12.0% 996 269,085
Creative Arts 6.1% 4.5% 496 101,396
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services 2.9% 4.7% 239 104,677
Mixed Field Programmes 0.7% 0.3% 59 5,977
Field of study inadequately described 1.5% 1.6% 125 36,795
Field of study not stated 13.4% 12.9% 1,094 290,876
No university and technical qualifications (Persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
no university and technical qualifications 49.3% 47.8% 6,665 1,753,205

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS