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Happy Valley

Education institution attending

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22% of people in Happy Valley attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Happy Valley'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
Happy Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1231.11.21551.41.4-32
Primary school
1,0369.39.21,0679.49.3-31
Primary - Government
7756.96.57887.06.5-13
Primary - Catholic
880.81.21121.01.2-24
Primary - Independent
1731.61.51671.51.6+6
Secondary school
5825.25.96565.86.1-74
Secondary - Government
4303.93.84303.84.00
Secondary - Catholic
450.40.8560.50.8-11
Secondary - Independent
1071.01.41701.51.4-63
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1941.71.82632.32.3-69
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4283.83.54323.83.0-4
Other
390.30.6740.70.7-35
map this data in atlas.idNot attending8,32774.671.98,26272.971.9+65
Not stated
4283.85.84293.85.3-1

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, Happy Valley: 1.1% Primary school, Happy Valley: 9.3% Primary - Government, Happy Valley: 6.9% Primary - Catholic, Happy Valley: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Happy Valley: 1.6% Secondary school, Happy Valley: 5.2% Secondary - Government, Happy Valley: 3.9% Secondary - Catholic, Happy Valley: 0.4% Secondary - Independent, Happy Valley: 1.0% TAFE, Happy Valley: 1.7% University, Happy Valley: 3.8% Other, Happy Valley: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Happy Valley: -32 Primary school, Happy Valley: -31 Primary - Government, Happy Valley: -13 Primary - Catholic, Happy Valley: -24 Primary - Independent, Happy Valley: +6 Secondary school, Happy Valley: -74 Secondary - Government, Happy Valley: 0 Secondary - Catholic, Happy Valley: -11 Secondary - Independent, Happy Valley: -63 TAFE, Happy Valley: -69 University, Happy Valley: -4 Other, Happy Valley: -35
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Happy Valley in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.3% of the population were attending primary school, 5.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.6% 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 Happy Valley and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.6% compared to 71.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Happy Valley's population decreased by 181 people (+1.6%). This represents an average annual change of -0.32% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-74 persons)
  • TAFE (-69 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (-63 persons)

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