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Moana

Education institution attending

23% of people in Moana attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Moana'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
Moana - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
361.41.4351.41.3+1
Primary school
2178.39.32369.310.3-19
Primary - Government
1616.26.51485.97.5+13
Primary - Catholic
361.41.2562.21.1-20
Primary - Independent
200.81.6321.31.7-12
Secondary school
1686.46.11887.46.4-20
Secondary - Government
943.64.01104.44.3-16
Secondary - Catholic
381.50.8421.70.7-4
Secondary - Independent
361.41.4361.41.40
map this data in atlas.idTAFE772.92.3421.72.2+35
map this data in atlas.idUniversity793.03.0783.12.6+1
Other
150.60.7180.70.6-3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,81469.371.91,78070.570.8+34
Not stated
2118.15.31495.95.7+62

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, Moana: 1.4% Primary school, Moana: 8.3% Primary - Government, Moana: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, Moana: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Moana: 0.8% Secondary school, Moana: 6.4% Secondary - Government, Moana: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, Moana: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Moana: 1.4% TAFE, Moana: 2.9% University, Moana: 3.0% Other, Moana: 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, Moana: +1 Primary school, Moana: -19 Primary - Government, Moana: +13 Primary - Catholic, Moana: -20 Primary - Independent, Moana: -12 Secondary school, Moana: -20 Secondary - Government, Moana: -16 Secondary - Catholic, Moana: -4 Secondary - Independent, Moana: 0 TAFE, Moana: +35 University, Moana: +1 Other, Moana: -3
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 Moana 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.3% of the population were attending primary school, 6.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.0% 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 Moana and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.3% compared to 71.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (8.3% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Moana's population increased by 91 people (+3.6%). This represents an average annual change of 0.71% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Moana between 2006 and 2011.

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