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Padstow Heights

Education institution attending

22% of people in Padstow Heights attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Padstow Heights'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
Padstow Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
571.61.8631.91.6-6
Primary school
2938.18.62978.98.6-4
Primary - Government
2095.85.01865.65.2+23
Primary - Catholic
621.72.2802.42.2-18
Primary - Independent
220.61.3310.91.2-9
Secondary school
2316.47.12216.67.0+10
Secondary - Government
1444.04.31043.14.1+40
Secondary - Catholic
752.11.8852.52.0-10
Secondary - Independent
120.30.9321.00.9-20
map this data in atlas.idTAFE641.82.6571.72.6+7
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1383.84.1882.62.9+50
Other
160.40.8270.80.7-11
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,58071.467.02,44173.067.2+138
Not stated
2366.58.11484.49.3+88

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, Padstow Heights: 1.6% Primary school, Padstow Heights: 8.1% Primary - Government, Padstow Heights: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, Padstow Heights: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Padstow Heights: 0.6% Secondary school, Padstow Heights: 6.4% Secondary - Government, Padstow Heights: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, Padstow Heights: 2.1% Secondary - Independent, Padstow Heights: 0.3% TAFE, Padstow Heights: 1.8% University, Padstow Heights: 3.8% Other, Padstow Heights: 0.4%
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, Padstow Heights: -6 Primary school, Padstow Heights: -4 Primary - Government, Padstow Heights: +23 Primary - Catholic, Padstow Heights: -18 Primary - Independent, Padstow Heights: -9 Secondary school, Padstow Heights: +10 Secondary - Government, Padstow Heights: +40 Secondary - Catholic, Padstow Heights: -10 Secondary - Independent, Padstow Heights: -20 TAFE, Padstow Heights: +7 University, Padstow Heights: +50 Other, Padstow Heights: -11
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 Padstow Heights in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.6%, 7.1% and 6.7% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Padstow Heights and Bankstown City was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (71.4% compared to 67.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Padstow Heights's population increased by 273 people (+8.2%). This represents an average annual change of 1.58% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Padstow Heights, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+50 persons)

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