Primary School Statistics
ABS Coburg SLA data shows that the number of children entering year 7 are as follows;
2007 - 539
2010 - 529 (Maternal Child Forecast)
2018 - 755 (Maternal Child Forecast)
New Projections by “ID Demographics” for Moreland City Council
|Area||Age Group||2006||2031||Variance||% Increase|
|City of Moreland||12-17yo||8203||9343||1134||50% in Coburg alone|
|Coburg SLA||12-17yo||3244||3849||605||53% of total Moreland increase|
|Coburg SLA||5-11yo||4026||4824||798||66% of total Moreland increase|
For Coburg Statistical Local Area (SLA)
This area is equivalent to HSC’s proposed catchment area, minus West Preston (which has the highest number of young people and greatest expected increase in Darebin).
Estimates have been provided by Moreland City Council's research department and the Moreland population forecasts for different service ages can be viewed here . To view the population forecasts for Coburg, go here.
It is important to note that Coburg is the only suburb in Moreland with any significant growth in the youth demographic. Figures clearly show the increase in young people in Coburg will be sustained.