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McLaren Vale

Education institution attending

22% of people in McLaren Vale attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of McLaren Vale'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
McLaren Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
471.31.4401.11.3+7
Primary school
3218.79.33599.510.3-37
Primary - Government
2145.86.52506.67.5-35
Primary - Catholic
150.41.2220.61.1-7
Primary - Independent
922.51.6872.31.7+5
Secondary school
2256.06.12516.66.4-26
Secondary - Government
902.44.0972.64.3-7
Secondary - Catholic
250.70.8431.10.7-18
Secondary - Independent
1092.91.41102.91.4-1
map this data in atlas.idTAFE631.72.3611.62.2+2
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1233.33.01042.72.6+19
Other
210.60.7130.40.6+8
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,75674.271.92,78673.570.8-29
Not stated
1584.35.31754.65.7-17

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, McLaren Vale: 1.3% Primary school, McLaren Vale: 8.7% Primary - Government, McLaren Vale: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, McLaren Vale: 0.4% Primary - Independent, McLaren Vale: 2.5% Secondary school, McLaren Vale: 6.0% Secondary - Government, McLaren Vale: 2.4% Secondary - Catholic, McLaren Vale: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, McLaren Vale: 2.9% TAFE, McLaren Vale: 1.7% University, McLaren Vale: 3.3% Other, McLaren Vale: 0.6%
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, McLaren Vale: +7 Primary school, McLaren Vale: -37 Primary - Government, McLaren Vale: -35 Primary - Catholic, McLaren Vale: -7 Primary - Independent, McLaren Vale: +5 Secondary school, McLaren Vale: -26 Secondary - Government, McLaren Vale: -7 Secondary - Catholic, McLaren Vale: -18 Secondary - Independent, McLaren Vale: -1 TAFE, McLaren Vale: +2 University, McLaren Vale: +19 Other, McLaren Vale: +8
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 McLaren Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.7% of the population were attending primary school, 6.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.0% 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 McLaren Vale and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.2% compared to 71.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (2.9% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.4% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, McLaren Vale's population decreased by 75 people (+2.0%). This represents an average annual change of -0.4% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in McLaren Vale between 2006 and 2011.

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