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Woodville West

Education institution attending

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22% of people in Woodville West attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Woodville West'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
Woodville West - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
451.51.1471.71.1-2
Primary school
2488.17.62187.87.4+31
Primary - Government
1183.94.31164.14.1+2
Primary - Catholic
1033.42.6933.32.7+11
Primary - Independent
260.90.690.30.6+17
Secondary school
1635.35.01164.15.1+47
Secondary - Government
973.22.5782.82.6+19
Secondary - Catholic
491.61.9351.21.9+15
Secondary - Independent
160.50.630.10.7+14
map this data in atlas.idTAFE561.81.8441.62.2+13
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1244.05.41023.64.4+22
Other
230.80.7281.00.8-5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,21872.172.72,08874.372.5+130
Not stated
1956.45.71655.96.4+30

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, Woodville West: 1.5% Primary school, Woodville West: 8.1% Primary - Government, Woodville West: 3.9% Primary - Catholic, Woodville West: 3.4% Primary - Independent, Woodville West: 0.9% Secondary school, Woodville West: 5.3% Secondary - Government, Woodville West: 3.2% Secondary - Catholic, Woodville West: 1.6% Secondary - Independent, Woodville West: 0.5% TAFE, Woodville West: 1.8% University, Woodville West: 4.0% Other, Woodville West: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Woodville West: -2 Primary school, Woodville West: +31 Primary - Government, Woodville West: +2 Primary - Catholic, Woodville West: +11 Primary - Independent, Woodville West: +17 Secondary school, Woodville West: +47 Secondary - Government, Woodville West: +19 Secondary - Catholic, Woodville West: +15 Secondary - Independent, Woodville West: +14 TAFE, Woodville West: +13 University, Woodville West: +22 Other, Woodville West: -5
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 Woodville West in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 5.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.9% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 5.0% and 7.2% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

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

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (4.0% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Woodville West's population increased by 262 people (+9.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.8% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Woodville West between 2011 and 2016.

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