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Central Coast Council area

Need for assistance - Education institution attending

In 2011, 11.1% of people who needed assistance in the Central Coast Council area attended an educational institution.

This dataset shows the educational attendance of the population needing assistance with daily tasks (due to age or disability) in Central Coast Council area. Educational attendance is highly correlated with age, with children having the highest level of educational attendance generally. For the population with a disability, this dataset can reveal demand for assistance in the school system, and the level to which people with a need for assistance are able to access tertiary education.

To continue building the demographic story of those needing assistance in Central Coast Council area, please view this topic in conjunction with Age Structure and Qualification.

Derived from the Census question:

'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'

People with a need for assistance

Education institution attending
Central Coast Council area - Need for assistance20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater SydneyNumber%Greater Sydney2006 to 2011
Attending1,99211.110.31,4289.79.3+564
Pre-school1721.00.81140.80.8+58
Primary school8614.84.36584.54.0+203
Secondary school6143.42.83942.72.4+220
TAFE1590.91.21300.91.1+29
University960.50.5460.30.4+50
Other900.50.7860.60.7+4
Not attending15,13484.485.312,37683.884.5+2,758
Not stated8114.54.39696.66.1-158

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 Attending, Greater Sydney: 10.3% Pre-school, Greater Sydney: 0.8% Primary school, Greater Sydney: 4.3% Secondary school, Greater Sydney: 2.8% TAFE, Greater Sydney: 1.2% University, Greater Sydney: 0.5% Other, Greater Sydney: 0.7% Not attending, Greater Sydney: 85.3% Not stated, Greater Sydney: 4.3% Attending, Central Coast Council area: 11.1% Pre-school, Central Coast Council area: 1.0% Primary school, Central Coast Council area: 4.8% Secondary school, Central Coast Council area: 3.4% TAFE, Central Coast Council area: 0.9% University, Central Coast Council area: 0.5% Other, Central Coast Council area: 0.5% Not attending, Central Coast Council area: 84.4% Not stated, Central Coast Council area: 4.5%
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 Attending, Central Coast Council area: +564 Pre-school, Central Coast Council area: +58 Primary school, Central Coast Council area: +203 Secondary school, Central Coast Council area: +220 TAFE, Central Coast Council area: +29 University, Central Coast Council area: +50 Other, Central Coast Council area: +4 Not attending, Central Coast Council area: +2,758 Not stated, Central Coast Council area: -158
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 needing assistance attending educational institutions in the Central Coast Council area in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 4.8% of the population were attending primary school, 3.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 1.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 4.3%, 2.8% and 1.7% respectively for Greater Sydney.

There were no major differences between Central Coast Council area and Greater Sydney in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Central Coast Council area's population needing assistance increased by 3,164 people (+21.4%). This represents an average annual change of 3.96% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of people needing assistance attending education institutions in the Central Coast Council area, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Not attending (+2,758 persons)
  • Secondary school (+220 persons)
  • Primary school (+203 persons)
  • Pre-school (+58 persons)

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