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Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

24% of people in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1011.21.1841.41.1+17
Primary school
6397.97.64928.17.4+147
Primary - Government
2813.54.32013.34.1+80
Primary - Catholic
2923.62.62424.02.7+50
Primary - Independent
660.80.6490.80.6+17
Secondary school
4275.35.03746.25.1+53
Secondary - Government
1682.12.51412.32.6+27
Secondary - Catholic
1982.41.91672.81.9+31
Secondary - Independent
610.80.6661.10.7-5
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1792.21.81522.52.2+27
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5406.75.43085.14.4+232
Other
740.90.7380.60.8+36
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,75570.972.74,24970.372.5+1,506
Not stated
3974.95.73515.86.4+46

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% Primary school, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Primary - Government, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Primary - Independent, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Charles Sturt: 5.0% Secondary - Government, City of Charles Sturt: 2.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% TAFE, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% University, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Pre-school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.2% Primary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 7.9% Primary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.6% Primary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.8% Secondary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 5.3% Secondary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.1% Secondary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.4% Secondary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.8% TAFE, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.2% University, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 6.7% Other, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +17 Primary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +147 Primary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +80 Primary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +50 Primary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +17 Secondary school, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +53 Secondary - Government, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +27 Secondary - Catholic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +31 Secondary - Independent, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -5 TAFE, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +27 University, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +232 Other, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +36
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 5.0% and 7.2% 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 University (6.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (70.9% compared to 72.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair's population increased by 2,064 people (+34.1%). This represents an average annual change of 6.05% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+232 persons)
  • Primary school (+147 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+80 persons)
  • Secondary school (+53 persons)

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