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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Education institution attending

24% of people in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1021.31.1791.11.0+23
Primary school
6108.07.46349.18.0-24
Primary - Government
3304.34.13645.24.4-34
Primary - Catholic
2423.22.72453.52.9-3
Primary - Independent
380.50.6250.40.7+13
Secondary school
4746.25.14246.15.0+50
Secondary - Government
2613.42.62343.42.5+27
Secondary - Catholic
1622.11.91592.31.8+3
Secondary - Independent
510.70.7310.40.6+20
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2232.92.21822.62.2+41
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3094.14.41652.43.7+144
Other
801.00.8691.00.7+11
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,08966.872.54,67567.272.1+414
Not stated
7369.76.472610.47.2+10

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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.3% Primary school, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 8.0% Primary - Government, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 3.2% Primary - Independent, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.5% Secondary school, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.1% Secondary - Independent, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.7% TAFE, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.9% University, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 4.1% Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.0%
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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +23 Primary school, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -24 Primary - Government, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -34 Primary - Catholic, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -3 Primary - Independent, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +13 Secondary school, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +50 Secondary - Government, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +27 Secondary - Catholic, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +3 Secondary - Independent, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +20 TAFE, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +41 University, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +144 Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +11
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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park 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 similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.0% 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.2% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.8% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park's population increased by 669 people (+9.6%). This represents an average annual change of 1.85% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+144 persons)
  • Secondary school (+50 persons)

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