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Water Gully 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 Water Gully Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Water Gully 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
Water Gully 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
1821.11.12071.31.3-25
Primary school
1,4368.68.91,4538.98.9-17
Primary - Government
9095.55.88655.35.6+44
Primary - Catholic
2901.71.53552.21.7-65
Primary - Independent
2361.41.52321.41.6+4
Secondary school
9865.95.98245.06.0+162
Secondary - Government
4542.73.34202.63.3+34
Secondary - Catholic
3031.81.22361.41.3+66
Secondary - Independent
2281.41.41661.01.5+62
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2691.61.93242.02.3-56
map this data in atlas.idUniversity7564.54.36604.03.8+95
Other
770.50.71290.80.7-52
map this data in atlas.idNot attending12,28573.973.011,97173.272.3+313
Not stated
6353.84.17724.74.6-137

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, Water Gully Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Water Gully Ward: 8.6% Primary - Government, Water Gully Ward: 5.5% Primary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: 1.4% Secondary school, Water Gully Ward: 5.9% Secondary - Government, Water Gully Ward: 2.7% Secondary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: 1.4% TAFE, Water Gully Ward: 1.6% University, Water Gully Ward: 4.5% Other, Water Gully 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, Water Gully Ward: -25 Primary school, Water Gully Ward: -17 Primary - Government, Water Gully Ward: +44 Primary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: -65 Primary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: +4 Secondary school, Water Gully Ward: +162 Secondary - Government, Water Gully Ward: +34 Secondary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: +66 Secondary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: +62 TAFE, Water Gully Ward: -56 University, Water Gully Ward: +95 Other, Water Gully Ward: -52
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 Water Gully 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, 8.6% of the population were attending primary school, 5.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% 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 Water Gully Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Water Gully Ward's population increased by 287 people (+1.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.35% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (+162 persons)
  • University (+95 persons)
  • Secondary - Catholic (+66 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (-65 persons)

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