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Woodville Ward

Education institution attending

24% of people in Woodville Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of 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
Woodville Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1891.41.11571.21.0+32
Primary school
1,1228.07.41,1889.18.0-66
Primary - Government
5513.94.15904.54.4-39
Primary - Catholic
4843.52.75174.02.9-33
Primary - Independent
870.60.6810.60.7+6
Secondary school
8586.15.17946.15.0+64
Secondary - Government
4092.92.64013.12.5+8
Secondary - Catholic
3322.41.93392.61.8-7
Secondary - Independent
1170.80.7540.40.6+63
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3812.72.23042.32.2+77
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6204.44.43682.83.7+252
Other
1180.80.81140.90.7+4
map this data in atlas.idNot attending9,56968.472.58,95068.572.1+619
Not stated
1,1308.16.41,1889.17.2-58

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, Woodville Ward: 1.4% Primary school, Woodville Ward: 8.0% Primary - Government, Woodville Ward: 3.9% Primary - Catholic, Woodville Ward: 3.5% Primary - Independent, Woodville Ward: 0.6% Secondary school, Woodville Ward: 6.1% Secondary - Government, Woodville Ward: 2.9% Secondary - Catholic, Woodville Ward: 2.4% Secondary - Independent, Woodville Ward: 0.8% TAFE, Woodville Ward: 2.7% University, Woodville Ward: 4.4% Other, Woodville 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, Woodville Ward: +32 Primary school, Woodville Ward: -66 Primary - Government, Woodville Ward: -39 Primary - Catholic, Woodville Ward: -33 Primary - Independent, Woodville Ward: +6 Secondary school, Woodville Ward: +64 Secondary - Government, Woodville Ward: +8 Secondary - Catholic, Woodville Ward: -7 Secondary - Independent, Woodville Ward: +63 TAFE, Woodville Ward: +77 University, Woodville Ward: +252 Other, Woodville Ward: +4
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 Woodville Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 6.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.2% 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 Woodville Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.1% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (68.4% compared to 72.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Woodville Ward's population increased by 924 people (+7.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.38% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+252 persons)
  • TAFE (+77 persons)
  • Primary school (-66 persons)
  • Secondary school (+64 persons)

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