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West Woodville Ward

Education institution attending

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

The share of West Woodville 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
West Woodville Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1661.21.11511.21.0+15
Primary school
1,1208.37.41,0708.38.0+50
Primary - Government
6404.74.16224.84.4+18
Primary - Catholic
4253.12.73923.12.9+33
Primary - Independent
550.40.6560.40.7-1
Secondary school
6044.55.16114.85.0-7
Secondary - Government
3732.82.63752.92.5-2
Secondary - Catholic
1941.41.91851.41.8+9
Secondary - Independent
370.30.7510.40.6-14
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2812.12.22391.92.2+42
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4053.04.43132.43.7+92
Other
910.70.81190.90.7-28
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,01274.172.59,37573.072.1+637
Not stated
8346.26.49597.57.2-125

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 Woodville Ward: 1.2% Primary school, West Woodville Ward: 8.3% Primary - Government, West Woodville Ward: 4.7% Primary - Catholic, West Woodville Ward: 3.1% Primary - Independent, West Woodville Ward: 0.4% Secondary school, West Woodville Ward: 4.5% Secondary - Government, West Woodville Ward: 2.8% Secondary - Catholic, West Woodville Ward: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, West Woodville Ward: 0.3% TAFE, West Woodville Ward: 2.1% University, West Woodville Ward: 3.0% Other, West Woodville Ward: 0.7%
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, West Woodville Ward: +15 Primary school, West Woodville Ward: +50 Primary - Government, West Woodville Ward: +18 Primary - Catholic, West Woodville Ward: +33 Primary - Independent, West Woodville Ward: -1 Secondary school, West Woodville Ward: -7 Secondary - Government, West Woodville Ward: -2 Secondary - Catholic, West Woodville Ward: +9 Secondary - Independent, West Woodville Ward: -14 TAFE, West Woodville Ward: +42 University, West Woodville Ward: +92 Other, West Woodville Ward: -28
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 Woodville Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.3% of the population were attending primary school, 4.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.1% 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 Woodville Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.1% compared to 72.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (3.0% compared to 4.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, West Woodville Ward's population increased by 676 people (+5.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.03% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+92 persons)
  • Primary school (+50 persons)

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