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Aldinga Beach
Education institution attending

24% of people in Aldinga Beach attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Primary school
Primary - Government
Primary - Catholic
Primary - Independent
Secondary school
Secondary - Government
Secondary - Catholic
Secondary - Independent
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2212.32.31121.92.2+109
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2002.13.0751.32.6+125
map this data in atlas.idNot attending6,72369.471.94,07668.470.8+2,647
Not stated

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 Onkaparinga: 1.4% Primary school, City of Onkaparinga: 9.3% Primary - Government, City of Onkaparinga: 6.5% Primary - Catholic, City of Onkaparinga: 1.2% Primary - Independent, City of Onkaparinga: 1.6% Secondary school, City of Onkaparinga: 6.1% Secondary - Government, City of Onkaparinga: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, City of Onkaparinga: 1.4% TAFE, City of Onkaparinga: 2.3% University, City of Onkaparinga: 3.0% Other, City of Onkaparinga: 0.7% Pre-school, Aldinga Beach: 2.0% Primary school, Aldinga Beach: 11.4% Primary - Government, Aldinga Beach: 7.2% Primary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: 2.3% Secondary school, Aldinga Beach: 5.7% Secondary - Government, Aldinga Beach: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: 1.3% TAFE, Aldinga Beach: 2.3% University, Aldinga Beach: 2.1% Other, Aldinga Beach: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Aldinga Beach: +105 Primary school, Aldinga Beach: +432 Primary - Government, Aldinga Beach: +190 Primary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: +141 Primary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: +101 Secondary school, Aldinga Beach: +170 Secondary - Government, Aldinga Beach: +116 Secondary - Catholic, Aldinga Beach: +15 Secondary - Independent, Aldinga Beach: +38 TAFE, Aldinga Beach: +109 University, Aldinga Beach: +125 Other, Aldinga Beach: +13
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 2011 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, 11.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.3%, 6.1% 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 (11.4% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.4% compared to 71.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Aldinga Beach's population increased by 3,730 people (+62.6%). This represents an average annual change of 10.21% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+432 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+190 persons)
  • Secondary school (+170 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (+141 persons)

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