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Balmoral Ward

Education institution attending

21% of people in Balmoral Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Balmoral 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
Balmoral Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2091.31.31340.91.2+75
Primary school
1,0576.78.91,2287.89.8-171
Primary - Government
7865.05.69305.96.3-144
Primary - Catholic
1260.81.71581.01.8-32
Primary - Independent
1450.91.61400.91.7+5
Secondary school
7614.86.08595.56.4-98
Secondary - Government
4873.13.35463.53.5-59
Secondary - Catholic
1511.01.31801.11.4-29
Secondary - Independent
1230.81.51330.81.5-10
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4032.62.34312.72.5-28
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6944.43.85483.53.3+146
Other
1511.00.71120.70.6+39
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,55373.472.311,42372.771.2+130
Not stated
9225.94.69856.35.1-63

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, Balmoral Ward: 1.3% Primary school, Balmoral Ward: 6.7% Primary - Government, Balmoral Ward: 5.0% Primary - Catholic, Balmoral Ward: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Balmoral Ward: 0.9% Secondary school, Balmoral Ward: 4.8% Secondary - Government, Balmoral Ward: 3.1% Secondary - Catholic, Balmoral Ward: 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Balmoral Ward: 0.8% TAFE, Balmoral Ward: 2.6% University, Balmoral Ward: 4.4% Other, Balmoral Ward: 1.0%
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, Balmoral Ward: +75 Primary school, Balmoral Ward: -171 Primary - Government, Balmoral Ward: -144 Primary - Catholic, Balmoral Ward: -32 Primary - Independent, Balmoral Ward: +5 Secondary school, Balmoral Ward: -98 Secondary - Government, Balmoral Ward: -59 Secondary - Catholic, Balmoral Ward: -29 Secondary - Independent, Balmoral Ward: -10 TAFE, Balmoral Ward: -28 University, Balmoral Ward: +146 Other, Balmoral Ward: +39
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 Balmoral Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 6.7% of the population were attending primary school, 4.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 6.0% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Balmoral Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.4% compared to 72.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (6.7% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.8% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Balmoral Ward's population increased by 30 people (+0.2%). This represents an average annual change of 0.04% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-171 persons)
  • University (+146 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-144 persons)
  • Secondary school (-98 persons)

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