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Chester Hill
Education institution attending

25% of people in Chester Hill attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Chester Hill'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
Chester Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1711.51.81431.31.6+28
Primary school
9218.48.68958.38.6+25
Primary - Government
6185.65.06165.75.2+3
Primary - Catholic
1931.82.21751.62.2+18
Primary - Independent
1091.01.31041.01.2+5
Secondary school
8347.67.17516.97.0+83
Secondary - Government
6095.54.35344.94.1+75
Secondary - Catholic
1501.41.81531.42.0-3
Secondary - Independent
750.70.9640.60.9+11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3112.82.62202.02.6+91
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4163.84.13223.02.9+94
Other
900.80.8550.50.7+35
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,55368.567.07,05665.367.2+497
Not stated
7286.68.11,37212.79.3-644

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, Chester Hill: 1.5% Primary school, Chester Hill: 8.4% Primary - Government, Chester Hill: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Chester Hill: 1.8% Primary - Independent, Chester Hill: 1.0% Secondary school, Chester Hill: 7.6% Secondary - Government, Chester Hill: 5.5% Secondary - Catholic, Chester Hill: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Chester Hill: 0.7% TAFE, Chester Hill: 2.8% University, Chester Hill: 3.8% Other, Chester Hill: 0.8%
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, Chester Hill: +28 Primary school, Chester Hill: +25 Primary - Government, Chester Hill: +3 Primary - Catholic, Chester Hill: +18 Primary - Independent, Chester Hill: +5 Secondary school, Chester Hill: +83 Secondary - Government, Chester Hill: +75 Secondary - Catholic, Chester Hill: -3 Secondary - Independent, Chester Hill: +11 TAFE, Chester Hill: +91 University, Chester Hill: +94 Other, Chester Hill: +35
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 Chester Hill in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.4% of the population were attending primary school, 7.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.6% 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 Chester Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (68.5% compared to 67.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (5.5% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Chester Hill's population increased by 209 people (+1.9%). This represents an average annual change of 0.38% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+94 persons)
  • TAFE (+91 persons)
  • Secondary school (+83 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+75 persons)

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