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Flagstaff Hill

Education institution attending


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25% of people in Flagstaff Hill attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Flagstaff Hill'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
Flagstaff Hill - 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.idTAFE1591.61.82132.12.3-54
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5375.43.55455.53.0-9
map this data in atlas.idNot attending7,15071.671.96,94069.871.9+210
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, Flagstaff Hill: 1.3% Primary school, Flagstaff Hill: 9.2% Primary - Government, Flagstaff Hill: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Flagstaff Hill: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Flagstaff Hill: 1.8% Secondary school, Flagstaff Hill: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Flagstaff Hill: 3.1% Secondary - Catholic, Flagstaff Hill: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Flagstaff Hill: 2.2% TAFE, Flagstaff Hill: 1.6% University, Flagstaff Hill: 5.4% Other, Flagstaff Hill: 0.5%
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, Flagstaff Hill: -9 Primary school, Flagstaff Hill: -31 Primary - Government, Flagstaff Hill: +17 Primary - Catholic, Flagstaff Hill: -14 Primary - Independent, Flagstaff Hill: -33 Secondary school, Flagstaff Hill: -8 Secondary - Government, Flagstaff Hill: -21 Secondary - Catholic, Flagstaff Hill: -3 Secondary - Independent, Flagstaff Hill: +16 TAFE, Flagstaff Hill: -54 University, Flagstaff Hill: -9 Other, Flagstaff Hill: -5
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 Flagstaff Hill in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.2% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 7.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 5.9% and 5.3% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Flagstaff Hill and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (5.4% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Flagstaff Hill's population increased by 44 people (+0.4%). This represents an average annual change of 0.09% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Flagstaff Hill, between 2011 and 2016 was in those who nominated:

  • TAFE (-54 persons)

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