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Cheltenham

Education institution attending

23% of people in Cheltenham attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Cheltenham'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
Cheltenham - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
672.02.1581.92.1+9
Primary school
2677.99.22277.28.3+40
Primary - Government
1935.75.11504.84.6+43
Primary - Catholic
581.72.0561.81.8+1
Primary - Independent
170.52.1210.71.9-4
Secondary school
1895.67.02197.07.3-30
Secondary - Government
792.31.91183.82.1-39
Secondary - Catholic
591.81.3611.91.4-2
Secondary - Independent
511.53.8401.33.8+11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE832.51.4591.91.5+24
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1464.34.91223.94.5+23
Other
220.70.6260.80.6-3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,38970.869.02,21070.468.6+178
Not stated
2096.25.72197.07.2-10

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, City of Bayside: 2.1% Primary school, City of Bayside: 9.2% Primary - Government, City of Bayside: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 2.0% Primary - Independent, City of Bayside: 2.1% Secondary school, City of Bayside: 7.0% Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: 3.8% TAFE, City of Bayside: 1.4% University, City of Bayside: 4.9% Other, City of Bayside: 0.6% Pre-school, Cheltenham: 2.0% Primary school, Cheltenham: 7.9% Primary - Government, Cheltenham: 5.7% Primary - Catholic, Cheltenham: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Cheltenham: 0.5% Secondary school, Cheltenham: 5.6% Secondary - Government, Cheltenham: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Cheltenham: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Cheltenham: 1.5% TAFE, Cheltenham: 2.5% University, Cheltenham: 4.3% Other, Cheltenham: 0.7%
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, Cheltenham: +9 Primary school, Cheltenham: +40 Primary - Government, Cheltenham: +43 Primary - Catholic, Cheltenham: +1 Primary - Independent, Cheltenham: -4 Secondary school, Cheltenham: -30 Secondary - Government, Cheltenham: -39 Secondary - Catholic, Cheltenham: -2 Secondary - Independent, Cheltenham: +11 TAFE, Cheltenham: +24 University, Cheltenham: +23 Other, Cheltenham: -3
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 Cheltenham in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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, 7.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.8% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 7.0% and 6.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.8% compared to 69.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (1.5% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (0.5% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.6% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Cheltenham's population increased by 233 people (+7.4%). This represents an average annual change of 1.44% per year over the period.

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

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