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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Education institution attending

17% of people in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
680.71.1800.81.0-12
Primary school
5835.97.46066.28.0-23
Primary - Government
3183.24.13213.34.4-3
Primary - Catholic
1841.92.71841.92.90
Primary - Independent
810.80.61011.00.7-20
Secondary school
4594.75.15265.45.0-67
Secondary - Government
1831.92.61932.02.5-10
Secondary - Catholic
1591.61.92032.11.8-44
Secondary - Independent
1171.20.71301.30.6-13
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1541.62.21401.42.2+14
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3613.74.44124.23.7-51
Other
480.50.8540.60.7-6
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,69078.472.57,49276.372.1+198
Not stated
4444.56.45085.27.2-64

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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.7% Primary school, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.9% Primary - Government, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.2% Primary - Catholic, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.9% Primary - Independent, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.8% Secondary school, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.7% Secondary - Government, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.2% TAFE, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.6% University, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.7% Other, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -12 Primary school, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -23 Primary - Government, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -3 Primary - Catholic, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0 Primary - Independent, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -20 Secondary school, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -67 Secondary - Government, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -10 Secondary - Catholic, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -44 Secondary - Independent, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -13 TAFE, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +14 University, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -51 Other, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -6
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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 5.9% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.3% 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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (78.4% compared to 72.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (5.9% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson's population decreased by 11 people (+0.1%). This represents an average annual change of -0.02% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (-67 persons)
  • University (-51 persons)

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