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Education institution attending

20% of people in Findon attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Findon'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
Findon - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
530.91.1621.21.0-9
Primary school
4167.37.43546.68.0+62
Primary - Government
2243.94.11903.54.4+34
Primary - Catholic
1773.12.71282.42.9+49
Primary - Independent
150.30.6360.70.7-21
Secondary school
2634.65.12324.35.0+31
Secondary - Government
1542.72.61412.62.5+13
Secondary - Catholic
911.61.9691.31.8+22
Secondary - Independent
180.30.7210.40.6-3
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1422.52.21312.42.2+11
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2223.94.42134.03.7+8
Other
480.80.8390.70.7+9
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,97869.772.53,87171.972.1+107
Not stated
58810.36.44808.97.2+108

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, Findon: 0.9% Primary school, Findon: 7.3% Primary - Government, Findon: 3.9% Primary - Catholic, Findon: 3.1% Primary - Independent, Findon: 0.3% Secondary school, Findon: 4.6% Secondary - Government, Findon: 2.7% Secondary - Catholic, Findon: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Findon: 0.3% TAFE, Findon: 2.5% University, Findon: 3.9% Other, Findon: 0.8%
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, Findon: -9 Primary school, Findon: +62 Primary - Government, Findon: +34 Primary - Catholic, Findon: +49 Primary - Independent, Findon: -21 Secondary school, Findon: +31 Secondary - Government, Findon: +13 Secondary - Catholic, Findon: +22 Secondary - Independent, Findon: -3 TAFE, Findon: +11 University, Findon: +8 Other, Findon: +9
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 Findon in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.3% of the population were attending primary school, 4.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 5.1% and 6.7% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Findon and the City of Charles Sturt was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.7% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Findon's population increased by 329 people (+6.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.19% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+62 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (+49 persons)

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