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Aldinga Beach

Education institution attending


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24% of people in Aldinga Beach attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Aldinga Beach'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
Aldinga Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2031.91.82212.32.3-18
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2382.33.52002.13.0+38
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,16468.071.96,72369.471.9+441
Not stated

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 Onkaparinga: 1.2% Primary school, City of Onkaparinga: 9.2% Primary - Government, City of Onkaparinga: 6.5% Primary - Catholic, City of Onkaparinga: 1.2% Primary - Independent, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Secondary school, City of Onkaparinga: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Onkaparinga: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, City of Onkaparinga: 1.4% TAFE, City of Onkaparinga: 1.8% University, City of Onkaparinga: 3.5% Other, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% Pre-school, Aldinga Beach: 1.3% Primary school, Aldinga Beach: 11.5% Primary - Government, Aldinga Beach: 7.4% Primary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: 2.1% Primary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: 1.9% Secondary school, Aldinga Beach: 6.3% Secondary - Government, Aldinga Beach: 4.3% Secondary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: 1.4% TAFE, Aldinga Beach: 1.9% University, Aldinga Beach: 2.3% Other, Aldinga Beach: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Aldinga Beach: -52 Primary school, Aldinga Beach: +103 Primary - Government, Aldinga Beach: +86 Primary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: +38 Primary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: -21 Secondary school, Aldinga Beach: +110 Secondary - Government, Aldinga Beach: +85 Secondary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: +5 Secondary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: +20 TAFE, Aldinga Beach: -18 University, Aldinga Beach: +38 Other, Aldinga Beach: +17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Aldinga Beach in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 11.5% of the population were attending primary school, 6.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 5.9% and 5.3% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Aldinga Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (11.5% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (68.0% compared to 71.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.3% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Aldinga Beach's population increased by 851 people (+8.8%). This represents an average annual change of 1.7% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (+110 persons)
  • Primary school (+103 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+86 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+85 persons)

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