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Steventon Ward

Education institution attending

22% of people in Steventon Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Steventon 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
Steventon 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
2061.31.31731.11.2+33
Primary school
1,3928.88.91,4669.79.8-74
Primary - Government
8845.65.61,0226.86.3-138
Primary - Catholic
2781.81.72421.61.8+36
Primary - Independent
2301.51.62021.31.7+28
Secondary school
8495.46.08915.96.4-42
Secondary - Government
4913.13.35123.43.5-21
Secondary - Catholic
1561.01.31851.21.4-29
Secondary - Independent
2021.31.51941.31.5+8
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3852.42.33902.62.5-5
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Other
1160.70.7950.60.6+21
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,57973.572.310,90372.171.2+676
Not stated
6914.44.67745.15.1-83

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, Steventon Ward: 1.3% Primary school, Steventon Ward: 8.8% Primary - Government, Steventon Ward: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: 1.8% Primary - Independent, Steventon Ward: 1.5% Secondary school, Steventon Ward: 5.4% Secondary - Government, Steventon Ward: 3.1% Secondary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Steventon Ward: 1.3% TAFE, Steventon Ward: 2.4% University, Steventon Ward: 3.4% Other, Steventon Ward: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Steventon Ward: +33 Primary school, Steventon Ward: -74 Primary - Government, Steventon Ward: -138 Primary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: +36 Primary - Independent, Steventon Ward: +28 Secondary school, Steventon Ward: -42 Secondary - Government, Steventon Ward: -21 Secondary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: -29 Secondary - Independent, Steventon Ward: +8 TAFE, Steventon Ward: -5 University, Steventon Ward: +116 Other, Steventon Ward: +21
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 Steventon Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.8% of the population were attending primary school, 5.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.8% 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 difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Steventon Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.5% compared to 72.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Steventon Ward's population increased by 642 people (+4.2%). This represents an average annual change of 0.84% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary - Government (-138 persons)
  • University (+116 persons)
  • Primary school (-74 persons)

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