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Water Gully Ward

Education institution attending

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

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2071.31.31931.21.2+14
Primary school
1,4538.98.91,4218.79.8+32
Primary - Government
8655.35.68745.36.3-9
Primary - Catholic
3562.21.73552.21.8+1
Primary - Independent
2321.41.61921.21.7+40
Secondary school
8245.06.09565.86.4-131
Secondary - Government
4212.63.34622.83.5-41
Secondary - Catholic
2371.41.33111.91.4-74
Secondary - Independent
1661.01.51831.11.5-16
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3252.02.33382.12.5-13
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6614.03.85743.53.3+87
Other
1300.80.71140.70.6+16
map this data in atlas.idNot attending11,97273.272.311,83972.571.2+133
Not stated
7734.74.69055.55.1-132

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, Water Gully Ward: 1.3% Primary school, Water Gully Ward: 8.9% Primary - Government, Water Gully Ward: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: 2.2% Primary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: 1.4% Secondary school, Water Gully Ward: 5.0% Secondary - Government, Water Gully Ward: 2.6% Secondary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: 1.0% TAFE, Water Gully Ward: 2.0% University, Water Gully Ward: 4.0% Other, Water Gully Ward: 0.8%
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, Water Gully Ward: +14 Primary school, Water Gully Ward: +32 Primary - Government, Water Gully Ward: -9 Primary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: +1 Primary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: +40 Secondary school, Water Gully Ward: -131 Secondary - Government, Water Gully Ward: -41 Secondary - Catholic, Water Gully Ward: -74 Secondary - Independent, Water Gully Ward: -16 TAFE, Water Gully Ward: -13 University, Water Gully Ward: +87 Other, Water Gully Ward: +16
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 Water Gully 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, 8.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 6.0% 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 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Water Gully Ward's population increased by 5 people (0%). This represents an average annual change of 0.01% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-131 persons)
  • University (+87 persons)
  • Secondary - Catholic (-74 persons)

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