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Redwood Park

Education institution attending

25% of people in Redwood Park attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Redwood Park'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
Redwood Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
721.31.3661.21.2+6
Primary school
5089.58.959710.89.8-89
Primary - Government
3356.25.63826.96.3-47
Primary - Catholic
1041.91.71392.51.8-35
Primary - Independent
691.31.6761.41.7-7
Secondary school
3777.06.03566.46.4+21
Secondary - Government
2023.83.32093.83.5-7
Secondary - Catholic
961.81.3851.51.4+11
Secondary - Independent
791.51.5621.11.5+17
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1352.52.31572.82.5-22
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1953.63.81813.33.3+14
Other
360.70.7330.60.6+3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,87772.272.33,92270.871.2-45
Not stated
1733.24.62284.15.1-55

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 Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.0% Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.3% University, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.8% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Pre-school, Redwood Park: 1.3% Primary school, Redwood Park: 9.5% Primary - Government, Redwood Park: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, Redwood Park: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Redwood Park: 1.3% Secondary school, Redwood Park: 7.0% Secondary - Government, Redwood Park: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Redwood Park: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Redwood Park: 1.5% TAFE, Redwood Park: 2.5% University, Redwood Park: 3.6% Other, Redwood Park: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Redwood Park: +6 Primary school, Redwood Park: -89 Primary - Government, Redwood Park: -47 Primary - Catholic, Redwood Park: -35 Primary - Independent, Redwood Park: -7 Secondary school, Redwood Park: +21 Secondary - Government, Redwood Park: -7 Secondary - Catholic, Redwood Park: +11 Secondary - Independent, Redwood Park: +17 TAFE, Redwood Park: -22 University, Redwood Park: +14 Other, Redwood Park: +3
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 Redwood Park in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.5% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 6.0% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were no major differences between Redwood Park and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Redwood Park's population decreased by 167 people (+3.0%). This represents an average annual change of -0.61% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Redwood Park, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (-89 persons)

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