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Southern Ward
Education institution attending

25% of people in Southern Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Southern Ward'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
Southern Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3811.51.43491.41.5+33
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,2514.84.91,1564.64.5+95
map this data in atlas.idNot attending18,35770.569.017,08268.568.6+1,276
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, 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, Southern Ward: 2.0% Primary school, Southern Ward: 9.3% Primary - Government, Southern Ward: 5.4% Primary - Catholic, Southern Ward: 2.0% Primary - Independent, Southern Ward: 1.9% Secondary school, Southern Ward: 6.8% Secondary - Government, Southern Ward: 2.1% Secondary - Catholic, Southern Ward: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Southern Ward: 3.5% TAFE, Southern Ward: 1.5% University, Southern Ward: 4.8% Other, Southern Ward: 0.5%
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, Southern Ward: +2 Primary school, Southern Ward: +339 Primary - Government, Southern Ward: +250 Primary - Catholic, Southern Ward: +52 Primary - Independent, Southern Ward: +37 Secondary school, Southern Ward: -150 Secondary - Government, Southern Ward: -98 Secondary - Catholic, Southern Ward: -68 Secondary - Independent, Southern Ward: +16 TAFE, Southern Ward: +33 University, Southern Ward: +95 Other, Southern Ward: -22
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 Southern Ward in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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, 9.3% of the population were attending primary school, 6.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 7.0% and 6.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Southern Ward and City of Bayside was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.5% compared to 69.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Southern Ward's population increased by 1,114 people (+4.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.88% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+339 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+250 persons)
  • Secondary school (-150 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-98 persons)

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