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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Education institution attending

24% of people in City of Canterbury Bankstown attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of City of Canterbury Bankstown'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
City of Canterbury Bankstown - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
5,2671.61.84,5691.51.7+698
Primary school
25,8418.17.824,8708.38.0+971
Primary - Government
15,6294.95.215,3825.15.4+247
Primary - Catholic
6,5932.11.76,4522.11.7+141
Primary - Independent
3,6191.11.03,0351.01.0+584
Secondary school
21,3746.76.419,6366.56.5+1,738
Secondary - Government
12,8224.03.611,3683.83.7+1,454
Secondary - Catholic
5,9081.81.75,9502.01.7-42
Secondary - Independent
2,6440.81.22,3190.81.2+325
map this data in atlas.idTAFE8,4282.62.48,0422.72.5+386
map this data in atlas.idUniversity13,8294.35.29,7913.34.4+4,038
Other
2,9630.90.92,1120.70.8+851
map this data in atlas.idNot attending215,05267.268.3201,87667.267.0+13,176
Not stated
27,0538.57.129,4109.89.2-2,357

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, Greater Sydney: 1.8% Primary school, Greater Sydney: 7.8% Primary - Government, Greater Sydney: 5.2% Primary - Catholic, Greater Sydney: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Sydney: 1.0% Secondary school, Greater Sydney: 6.4% Secondary - Government, Greater Sydney: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Sydney: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Greater Sydney: 1.2% TAFE, Greater Sydney: 2.4% University, Greater Sydney: 5.2% Other, Greater Sydney: 0.9% Pre-school, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.6% Primary school, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 8.1% Primary - Government, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.9% Primary - Catholic, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.1% Primary - Independent, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.1% Secondary school, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.7% Secondary - Government, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.8% TAFE, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.6% University, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.3% Other, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +698 Primary school, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +971 Primary - Government, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +247 Primary - Catholic, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +141 Primary - Independent, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +584 Secondary school, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,738 Secondary - Government, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,454 Secondary - Catholic, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -42 Secondary - Independent, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +325 TAFE, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +386 University, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +4,038 Other, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +851
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 City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.8%, 6.4% and 7.6% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in City of Canterbury Bankstown and Greater Sydney was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (67.2% compared to 68.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Canterbury Bankstown's population increased by 19,501 people (+6.5%). This represents an average annual change of 1.27% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+4,038 persons)
  • Secondary school (+1,738 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+1,454 persons)
  • Primary school (+971 persons)

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