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Villawood
Education institution attending

22% of people in Villawood attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Villawood'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
Villawood - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
310.91.8321.01.6-1
Primary school
2857.98.631610.18.6-31
Primary - Government
1995.55.02237.15.2-24
Primary - Catholic
531.52.2611.92.2-8
Primary - Independent
330.91.3321.01.2+1
Secondary school
2647.37.12508.07.0+14
Secondary - Government
2156.04.31845.94.1+31
Secondary - Catholic
270.81.8481.52.0-21
Secondary - Independent
220.60.9180.60.9+4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE802.22.6862.72.6-6
map this data in atlas.idUniversity942.64.1642.02.9+30
Other
290.80.8120.40.7+17
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,16360.167.02,03164.767.2+132
Not stated
65318.18.135011.19.3+303

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, Villawood: 0.9% Primary school, Villawood: 7.9% Primary - Government, Villawood: 5.5% Primary - Catholic, Villawood: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Villawood: 0.9% Secondary school, Villawood: 7.3% Secondary - Government, Villawood: 6.0% Secondary - Catholic, Villawood: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Villawood: 0.6% TAFE, Villawood: 2.2% University, Villawood: 2.6% Other, Villawood: 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, Villawood: -1 Primary school, Villawood: -31 Primary - Government, Villawood: -24 Primary - Catholic, Villawood: -8 Primary - Independent, Villawood: +1 Secondary school, Villawood: +14 Secondary - Government, Villawood: +31 Secondary - Catholic, Villawood: -21 Secondary - Independent, Villawood: +4 TAFE, Villawood: -6 University, Villawood: +30 Other, Villawood: +17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Villawood in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.9% of the population were attending primary school, 7.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.8% 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 Villawood and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (6.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (60.1% compared to 67.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.6% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (0.8% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Villawood's population increased by 458 people (+14.6%). This represents an average annual change of 2.76% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Villawood between 2006 and 2011.

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