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Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Education institution attending

24% of people in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair'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 - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
841.41.1711.21.0+13
Primary school
4928.17.45419.38.0-49
Primary - Government
2013.34.12173.74.4-16
Primary - Catholic
2424.02.72684.62.9-26
Primary - Independent
490.80.6561.00.7-7
Secondary school
3746.25.13626.25.0+12
Secondary - Government
1412.32.61622.82.5-21
Secondary - Catholic
1672.81.91803.11.8-13
Secondary - Independent
661.10.7200.30.6+46
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1522.52.21222.12.2+30
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3085.14.42003.43.7+108
Other
380.60.8450.80.7-7
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,24970.372.54,01969.372.1+230
Not stated
3515.86.44417.67.2-90

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, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.4% Primary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 8.1% Primary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.3% Primary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 4.0% Primary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.8% Secondary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.8% Secondary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.1% TAFE, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.5% University, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 5.1% Other, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.6%
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 - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +13 Primary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -49 Primary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -16 Primary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -26 Primary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -7 Secondary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +12 Secondary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -21 Secondary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -13 Secondary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +46 TAFE, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +30 University, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +108 Other, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -7
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 - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.6% 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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (4.0% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.2% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (70.3% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair's population increased by 247 people (+4.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.84% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+108 persons)

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