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Bankstown CBD

Education institution attending

24% of people in Bankstown CBD attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Bankstown CBD'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
Bankstown CBD - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE6703.72.65593.72.6+111
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7844.34.15233.42.9+261
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,61863.967.09,80664.367.2+1,812
Not stated

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, Bankstown City: 1.8% Primary school, Bankstown City: 8.6% Primary - Government, Bankstown City: 5.0% Primary - Catholic, Bankstown City: 2.2% Primary - Independent, Bankstown City: 1.3% Secondary school, Bankstown City: 7.1% Secondary - Government, Bankstown City: 4.3% Secondary - Catholic, Bankstown City: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Bankstown City: 0.9% TAFE, Bankstown City: 2.6% University, Bankstown City: 4.1% Other, Bankstown City: 0.8% Pre-school, Bankstown CBD: 1.8% Primary school, Bankstown CBD: 7.7% Primary - Government, Bankstown CBD: 5.0% Primary - Catholic, Bankstown CBD: 1.3% Primary - Independent, Bankstown CBD: 1.3% Secondary school, Bankstown CBD: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Bankstown CBD: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, Bankstown CBD: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Bankstown CBD: 0.4% TAFE, Bankstown CBD: 3.7% University, Bankstown CBD: 4.3% Other, Bankstown CBD: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Bankstown CBD: +79 Primary school, Bankstown CBD: +326 Primary - Government, Bankstown CBD: +172 Primary - Catholic, Bankstown CBD: +60 Primary - Independent, Bankstown CBD: +95 Secondary school, Bankstown CBD: +188 Secondary - Government, Bankstown CBD: +172 Secondary - Catholic, Bankstown CBD: -26 Secondary - Independent, Bankstown CBD: +42 TAFE, Bankstown CBD: +111 University, Bankstown CBD: +261 Other, Bankstown CBD: +67
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Bankstown CBD in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.7% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.6%, 7.1% and 6.7% respectively for Bankstown City.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (3.7% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (63.9% compared to 67.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (0.6% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Bankstown CBD's population increased by 2,911 people (+19.1%). This represents an average annual change of 3.55% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Bankstown CBD, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+326 persons)
  • University (+261 persons)
  • Secondary school (+188 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+172 persons)

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