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Torrens Park - Lynton

Education institution attending

29% of people in Torrens Park - Lynton attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Torrens Park - Lynton'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
Torrens Park - Lynton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
210.81.4130.51.3+8
Primary school
1957.18.82118.18.8-16
Primary - Government
1023.75.61084.15.9-6
Primary - Catholic
431.61.4471.81.2-4
Primary - Independent
501.81.8572.21.7-7
Secondary school
29210.66.22067.96.2+86
Secondary - Government
642.32.7491.92.9+15
Secondary - Catholic
381.41.2512.01.2-13
Secondary - Independent
1906.92.31054.02.1+85
map this data in atlas.idTAFE602.21.8722.82.1-12
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2187.97.71887.27.2+30
Other
130.50.7381.50.7-25
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,82966.269.41,72966.368.8+100
Not stated
1354.93.91485.74.9-13

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 Mitcham: 1.4% Primary school, City of Mitcham: 8.8% Primary - Government, City of Mitcham: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Mitcham: 1.4% Primary - Independent, City of Mitcham: 1.8% Secondary school, City of Mitcham: 6.2% Secondary - Government, City of Mitcham: 2.7% Secondary - Catholic, City of Mitcham: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Mitcham: 2.3% TAFE, City of Mitcham: 1.8% University, City of Mitcham: 7.7% Other, City of Mitcham: 0.7% Pre-school, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.8% Primary school, Torrens Park - Lynton: 7.1% Primary - Government, Torrens Park - Lynton: 3.7% Primary - Catholic, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.6% Primary - Independent, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.8% Secondary school, Torrens Park - Lynton: 10.6% Secondary - Government, Torrens Park - Lynton: 2.3% Secondary - Catholic, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Torrens Park - Lynton: 6.9% TAFE, Torrens Park - Lynton: 2.2% University, Torrens Park - Lynton: 7.9% Other, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.5%
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, Torrens Park - Lynton: +8 Primary school, Torrens Park - Lynton: -16 Primary - Government, Torrens Park - Lynton: -6 Primary - Catholic, Torrens Park - Lynton: -4 Primary - Independent, Torrens Park - Lynton: -7 Secondary school, Torrens Park - Lynton: +86 Secondary - Government, Torrens Park - Lynton: +15 Secondary - Catholic, Torrens Park - Lynton: -13 Secondary - Independent, Torrens Park - Lynton: +85 TAFE, Torrens Park - Lynton: -12 University, Torrens Park - Lynton: +30 Other, Torrens Park - Lynton: -25
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 Torrens Park - Lynton in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.1% of the population were attending primary school, 10.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 10.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.8%, 6.2% and 9.5% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Torrens Park - Lynton and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (6.9% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (10.6% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.2% compared to 69.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (3.7% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Torrens Park - Lynton's population increased by 158 people (+6.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.18% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Torrens Park - Lynton, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (+86 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (+85 persons)

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