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Drumminor Ward

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

22% of people in Drumminor Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Drumminor 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
Drumminor Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1771.21.12071.41.3-30
Primary school
1,3408.98.91,3158.98.9+25
Primary - Government
9416.35.88996.15.6+42
Primary - Catholic
1831.21.52181.51.7-35
Primary - Independent
2161.41.51981.31.6+18
Secondary school
8285.55.98205.56.0+8
Secondary - Government
5243.53.35063.43.3+18
Secondary - Catholic
1390.91.21761.21.3-37
Secondary - Independent
1651.11.41380.91.5+27
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3042.01.93532.42.3-49
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6124.14.34973.43.8+115
Other
900.60.71110.70.7-21
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,04473.673.010,85973.372.3+185
Not stated
6014.04.16464.44.6-45

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% University, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.3% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Pre-school, Drumminor Ward: 1.2% Primary school, Drumminor Ward: 8.9% Primary - Government, Drumminor Ward: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Drumminor Ward: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Drumminor Ward: 1.4% Secondary school, Drumminor Ward: 5.5% Secondary - Government, Drumminor Ward: 3.5% Secondary - Catholic, Drumminor Ward: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Drumminor Ward: 1.1% TAFE, Drumminor Ward: 2.0% University, Drumminor Ward: 4.1% Other, Drumminor Ward: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Drumminor Ward: -30 Primary school, Drumminor Ward: +25 Primary - Government, Drumminor Ward: +42 Primary - Catholic, Drumminor Ward: -35 Primary - Independent, Drumminor Ward: +18 Secondary school, Drumminor Ward: +8 Secondary - Government, Drumminor Ward: +18 Secondary - Catholic, Drumminor Ward: -37 Secondary - Independent, Drumminor Ward: +27 TAFE, Drumminor Ward: -49 University, Drumminor Ward: +115 Other, Drumminor Ward: -21
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Drumminor Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 5.9% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were no major differences between Drumminor Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Drumminor Ward's population increased by 188 people (+1.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.25% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Drumminor Ward, between 2011 and 2016 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+115 persons)

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