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Findon Ward

Education institution attending

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

The share of Findon Ward'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 Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1491.11.11271.01.0+22
Primary school
9427.07.41,0468.18.0-104
Primary - Government
5223.94.15664.44.4-44
Primary - Catholic
3602.72.73913.02.9-31
Primary - Independent
600.40.6890.70.7-29
Secondary school
7305.45.16995.45.0+31
Secondary - Government
3512.62.63122.42.5+39
Secondary - Catholic
3202.41.93082.41.8+12
Secondary - Independent
590.40.7790.60.6-20
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2601.92.22171.72.2+43
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4843.64.44213.33.7+63
Other
790.60.8770.60.7+2
map this data in atlas.idNot attending9,96373.772.59,61874.472.1+345
Not stated
9206.86.47285.67.2+192

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 Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Findon Ward: 7.0% Primary - Government, Findon Ward: 3.9% Primary - Catholic, Findon Ward: 2.7% Primary - Independent, Findon Ward: 0.4% Secondary school, Findon Ward: 5.4% Secondary - Government, Findon Ward: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, Findon Ward: 2.4% Secondary - Independent, Findon Ward: 0.4% TAFE, Findon Ward: 1.9% University, Findon Ward: 3.6% Other, Findon Ward: 0.6%
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 Ward: +22 Primary school, Findon Ward: -104 Primary - Government, Findon Ward: -44 Primary - Catholic, Findon Ward: -31 Primary - Independent, Findon Ward: -29 Secondary school, Findon Ward: +31 Secondary - Government, Findon Ward: +39 Secondary - Catholic, Findon Ward: +12 Secondary - Independent, Findon Ward: -20 TAFE, Findon Ward: +43 University, Findon Ward: +63 Other, Findon Ward: +2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Findon Ward in 2011 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.5% 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 Ward and the City of Charles Sturt was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.7% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Findon Ward's population increased by 594 people (+4.6%). This represents an average annual change of 0.9% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-104 persons)
  • University (+63 persons)

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