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Brompton and District

Education institution attending

21% of people in Brompton and District attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Brompton and District'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
Brompton and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
300.71.1340.91.0-4
Primary school
2225.37.42145.88.0+8
Primary - Government
1242.94.11103.04.4+14
Primary - Catholic
721.72.7732.02.9-1
Primary - Independent
260.60.6310.80.7-5
Secondary school
1192.85.11273.45.0-8
Secondary - Government
631.52.6691.92.5-6
Secondary - Catholic
431.01.9371.01.8+6
Secondary - Independent
130.30.7210.60.6-8
map this data in atlas.idTAFE892.12.21123.02.2-23
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3889.24.42587.03.7+130
Other
310.70.8330.90.7-2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,96970.472.52,63170.972.1+338
Not stated
3688.76.43018.17.2+67

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 Charles Sturt: 1.1% Primary school, City of Charles Sturt: 7.4% Primary - Government, City of Charles Sturt: 4.1% Primary - Catholic, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% Primary - Independent, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Charles Sturt: 5.1% Secondary - Government, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% TAFE, City of Charles Sturt: 2.2% University, City of Charles Sturt: 4.4% Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Pre-school, Brompton and District: 0.7% Primary school, Brompton and District: 5.3% Primary - Government, Brompton and District: 2.9% Primary - Catholic, Brompton and District: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Brompton and District: 0.6% Secondary school, Brompton and District: 2.8% Secondary - Government, Brompton and District: 1.5% Secondary - Catholic, Brompton and District: 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Brompton and District: 0.3% TAFE, Brompton and District: 2.1% University, Brompton and District: 9.2% Other, Brompton and District: 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, Brompton and District: -4 Primary school, Brompton and District: +8 Primary - Government, Brompton and District: +14 Primary - Catholic, Brompton and District: -1 Primary - Independent, Brompton and District: -5 Secondary school, Brompton and District: -8 Secondary - Government, Brompton and District: -6 Secondary - Catholic, Brompton and District: +6 Secondary - Independent, Brompton and District: -8 TAFE, Brompton and District: -23 University, Brompton and District: +130 Other, Brompton and District: -2
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 Brompton and District in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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, 5.3% of the population were attending primary school, 2.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 11.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 5.1% and 6.7% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Brompton and District and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (9.2% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (2.8% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (5.3% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (70.4% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Brompton and District's population increased by 506 people (+13.6%). This represents an average annual change of 2.59% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Brompton and District, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+130 persons)

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