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Morphett Vale

Education institution attending

20% of people in Morphett Vale attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Morphett 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
Morphett Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2861.31.42931.31.3-7
Primary school
1,9068.49.32,1549.310.3-248
Primary - Government
1,3946.26.51,6006.97.5-206
Primary - Catholic
2421.11.22421.11.10
Primary - Independent
2701.21.63121.41.7-42
Secondary school
1,1315.06.11,2335.46.4-102
Secondary - Government
7973.54.09093.94.3-112
Secondary - Catholic
1210.50.81100.50.7+11
Secondary - Independent
2130.91.42140.91.4-1
map this data in atlas.idTAFE5432.42.35392.32.2+4
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5122.33.04682.02.6+44
Other
1460.60.71560.70.6-10
map this data in atlas.idNot attending16,74174.171.916,69472.470.8+47
Not stated
1,3145.85.31,5096.55.7-195

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, Morphett Vale: 1.3% Primary school, Morphett Vale: 8.4% Primary - Government, Morphett Vale: 6.2% Primary - Catholic, Morphett Vale: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Morphett Vale: 1.2% Secondary school, Morphett Vale: 5.0% Secondary - Government, Morphett Vale: 3.5% Secondary - Catholic, Morphett Vale: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, Morphett Vale: 0.9% TAFE, Morphett Vale: 2.4% University, Morphett Vale: 2.3% Other, Morphett 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, Morphett Vale: -7 Primary school, Morphett Vale: -248 Primary - Government, Morphett Vale: -206 Primary - Catholic, Morphett Vale: 0 Primary - Independent, Morphett Vale: -42 Secondary school, Morphett Vale: -102 Secondary - Government, Morphett Vale: -112 Secondary - Catholic, Morphett Vale: +11 Secondary - Independent, Morphett Vale: -1 TAFE, Morphett Vale: +4 University, Morphett Vale: +44 Other, Morphett Vale: -10
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 Morphett Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.7% 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 Morphett Vale and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.1% compared to 71.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (5.0% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Morphett Vale's population decreased by 467 people (+2.0%). This represents an average annual change of -0.41% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-248 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-206 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (-112 persons)
  • Secondary school (-102 persons)

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