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Steventon 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 Steventon Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1761.11.12061.31.3-30
Primary school
1,4989.08.91,3928.88.9+106
Primary - Government
9835.95.88845.65.6+99
Primary - Catholic
2681.61.52781.81.7-10
Primary - Independent
2471.51.52301.51.6+17
Secondary school
9045.45.98495.46.0+55
Secondary - Government
5223.13.34913.13.3+31
Secondary - Catholic
1731.01.21561.01.3+17
Secondary - Independent
2091.21.42021.31.5+7
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2871.71.93852.42.3-98
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6013.64.35363.43.8+65
Other
1350.80.71160.70.7+19
map this data in atlas.idNot attending12,27773.473.011,57973.572.3+698
Not stated
8535.14.16914.44.6+162

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, Steventon Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Steventon Ward: 9.0% Primary - Government, Steventon Ward: 5.9% Primary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: 1.6% 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: 1.2% TAFE, Steventon Ward: 1.7% University, Steventon Ward: 3.6% Other, Steventon Ward: 0.8%
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, Steventon Ward: -30 Primary school, Steventon Ward: +106 Primary - Government, Steventon Ward: +99 Primary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: -10 Primary - Independent, Steventon Ward: +17 Secondary school, Steventon Ward: +55 Secondary - Government, Steventon Ward: +31 Secondary - Catholic, Steventon Ward: +17 Secondary - Independent, Steventon Ward: +7 TAFE, Steventon Ward: -98 University, Steventon Ward: +65 Other, Steventon Ward: +19
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 Steventon Ward in 2016 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.0% of the population were attending primary school, 5.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.3% 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 Steventon Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Steventon Ward's population increased by 977 people (+6.2%). This represents an average annual change of 1.21% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+106 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+99 persons)
  • TAFE (-98 persons)
  • University (+65 persons)

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