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Pedare Ward

Education institution attending

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

26% of people in Pedare Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Pedare 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
Pedare 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
2041.11.12451.31.3-41
Primary school
1,94210.58.92,02711.18.9-86
Primary - Government
1,1576.25.81,1926.55.6-36
Primary - Catholic
4072.21.54172.31.7-11
Primary - Independent
3782.01.54172.31.6-39
Secondary school
1,3847.55.91,4037.76.0-19
Secondary - Government
7053.83.36503.63.3+55
Secondary - Catholic
2741.51.22711.51.3+3
Secondary - Independent
4042.21.44812.61.5-77
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3752.01.94272.32.3-52
map this data in atlas.idUniversity8644.74.37464.13.8+118
Other
880.50.7920.50.7-4
map this data in atlas.idNot attending12,96770.073.012,55968.972.3+407
Not stated
6913.74.17404.14.6-49

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, Pedare Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Pedare Ward: 10.5% Primary - Government, Pedare Ward: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: 2.2% Primary - Independent, Pedare Ward: 2.0% Secondary school, Pedare Ward: 7.5% Secondary - Government, Pedare Ward: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Pedare Ward: 2.2% TAFE, Pedare Ward: 2.0% University, Pedare Ward: 4.7% Other, Pedare Ward: 0.5%
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, Pedare Ward: -41 Primary school, Pedare Ward: -86 Primary - Government, Pedare Ward: -36 Primary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: -11 Primary - Independent, Pedare Ward: -39 Secondary school, Pedare Ward: -19 Secondary - Government, Pedare Ward: +55 Secondary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: +3 Secondary - Independent, Pedare Ward: -77 TAFE, Pedare Ward: -52 University, Pedare Ward: +118 Other, Pedare Ward: -4
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 Pedare Ward in 2016 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, 10.5% of the population were attending primary school, 7.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 5.9% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.5% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.5% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (70.0% compared to 73.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Pedare Ward's population increased by 277 people (+1.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.3% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Pedare Ward, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+118 persons)
  • Primary school (-86 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (-77 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+55 persons)

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