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Hindmarsh Ward

Education institution attending

23% of people in Hindmarsh Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Hindmarsh 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
Hindmarsh Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1471.11.11551.21.0-8
Primary school
9807.27.49757.88.0+5
Primary - Government
4673.44.14723.84.4-5
Primary - Catholic
3842.82.73863.12.9-2
Primary - Independent
1291.00.61170.90.7+12
Secondary school
6114.55.15504.45.0+61
Secondary - Government
3082.32.63172.52.5-9
Secondary - Catholic
2321.71.91871.51.8+45
Secondary - Independent
710.50.7460.40.6+25
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3212.42.23372.72.2-16
map this data in atlas.idUniversity9707.24.46194.93.7+351
Other
1140.80.81010.80.7+13
map this data in atlas.idNot attending9,40369.372.58,73869.572.1+665
Not stated
1,0237.56.41,0918.77.2-68

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.2% Primary - Government, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.4% Primary - Catholic, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.8% Primary - Independent, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.0% Secondary school, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.5% Secondary - Government, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.7% Secondary - Independent, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.5% TAFE, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.4% University, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.2% Other, Hindmarsh Ward: 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, Hindmarsh Ward: -8 Primary school, Hindmarsh Ward: +5 Primary - Government, Hindmarsh Ward: -5 Primary - Catholic, Hindmarsh Ward: -2 Primary - Independent, Hindmarsh Ward: +12 Secondary school, Hindmarsh Ward: +61 Secondary - Government, Hindmarsh Ward: -9 Secondary - Catholic, Hindmarsh Ward: +45 Secondary - Independent, Hindmarsh Ward: +25 TAFE, Hindmarsh Ward: -16 University, Hindmarsh Ward: +351 Other, Hindmarsh Ward: +13
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 Hindmarsh Ward 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.2% of the population were attending primary school, 4.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.4%, 5.1% and 6.7% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (7.2% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.3% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hindmarsh Ward's population increased by 1,003 people (+8.0%). This represents an average annual change of 1.55% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+351 persons)
  • Secondary school (+61 persons)

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