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Pedare Ward

Education institution attending

27% of people in Pedare Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2451.31.32831.51.2-38
Primary school
2,02611.18.92,28412.39.8-258
Primary - Government
1,1926.55.61,3187.16.3-126
Primary - Catholic
4172.31.74112.21.8+6
Primary - Independent
4172.31.65553.01.7-138
Secondary school
1,4027.76.01,4187.66.4-16
Secondary - Government
6503.63.36563.53.5-6
Secondary - Catholic
2711.51.32751.51.4-4
Secondary - Independent
4812.61.54872.61.5-6
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4272.32.34702.52.5-43
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7464.13.85913.23.3+155
Other
920.50.71010.50.6-9
map this data in atlas.idNot attending12,55168.972.312,56167.671.2-10
Not stated
7404.14.68774.75.1-137

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, Pedare Ward: 1.3% Primary school, Pedare Ward: 11.1% Primary - Government, Pedare Ward: 6.5% Primary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: 2.3% Primary - Independent, Pedare Ward: 2.3% Secondary school, Pedare Ward: 7.7% Secondary - Government, Pedare Ward: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Pedare Ward: 2.6% TAFE, Pedare Ward: 2.3% University, Pedare Ward: 4.1% Other, Pedare Ward: 0.5%
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, Pedare Ward: -38 Primary school, Pedare Ward: -258 Primary - Government, Pedare Ward: -126 Primary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: +6 Primary - Independent, Pedare Ward: -138 Secondary school, Pedare Ward: -16 Secondary - Government, Pedare Ward: -6 Secondary - Catholic, Pedare Ward: -4 Secondary - Independent, Pedare Ward: -6 TAFE, Pedare Ward: -43 University, Pedare Ward: +155 Other, Pedare Ward: -9
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 Pedare Ward 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, 11.1% of the population were attending primary school, 7.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.4% 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 Pedare Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (11.1% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.6% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (68.9% compared to 72.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Pedare Ward's population decreased by 356 people (+1.9%). This represents an average annual change of -0.39% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-258 persons)
  • University (+155 persons)
  • Primary - Independent (-138 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-126 persons)

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