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Southland Activity Centre

Education institution attending

24% of people in Southland Activity Centre attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Southland Activity Centre'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
Southland Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
472.22.1432.12.1+4
Primary school
1858.69.21497.48.3+37
Primary - Government
1336.15.1974.84.6+36
Primary - Catholic
472.22.0432.11.8+4
Primary - Independent
60.32.190.41.9-3
Secondary school
1346.27.01346.67.30
Secondary - Government
522.41.9783.92.1-26
Secondary - Catholic
542.51.3391.91.4+15
Secondary - Independent
281.33.8170.83.8+11
map this data in atlas.idTAFE532.41.4462.31.5+7
map this data in atlas.idUniversity864.04.9743.74.5+12
Other
100.50.6150.70.6-5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,50269.669.01,40569.968.6+97
Not stated
1416.65.71467.27.2-4

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 Bayside: 2.1% Primary school, City of Bayside: 9.2% Primary - Government, City of Bayside: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 2.0% Primary - Independent, City of Bayside: 2.1% Secondary school, City of Bayside: 7.0% Secondary - Government, City of Bayside: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Bayside: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Bayside: 3.8% TAFE, City of Bayside: 1.4% University, City of Bayside: 4.9% Other, City of Bayside: 0.6% Pre-school, Southland Activity Centre: 2.2% Primary school, Southland Activity Centre: 8.6% Primary - Government, Southland Activity Centre: 6.1% Primary - Catholic, Southland Activity Centre: 2.2% Primary - Independent, Southland Activity Centre: 0.3% Secondary school, Southland Activity Centre: 6.2% Secondary - Government, Southland Activity Centre: 2.4% Secondary - Catholic, Southland Activity Centre: 2.5% Secondary - Independent, Southland Activity Centre: 1.3% TAFE, Southland Activity Centre: 2.4% University, Southland Activity Centre: 4.0% Other, Southland Activity Centre: 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, Southland Activity Centre: +4 Primary school, Southland Activity Centre: +37 Primary - Government, Southland Activity Centre: +36 Primary - Catholic, Southland Activity Centre: +4 Primary - Independent, Southland Activity Centre: -3 Secondary school, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Secondary - Government, Southland Activity Centre: -26 Secondary - Catholic, Southland Activity Centre: +15 Secondary - Independent, Southland Activity Centre: +11 TAFE, Southland Activity Centre: +7 University, Southland Activity Centre: +12 Other, Southland Activity Centre: -5
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 Southland Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.6% of the population were attending primary school, 6.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 7.0% and 6.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Southland Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (2.5% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (2.4% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (1.3% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (0.3% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Southland Activity Centre's population increased by 147 people (+7.3%). This represents an average annual change of 1.42% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Southland Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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