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Onkaparinga Hills

Education institution attending

26% of people in Onkaparinga Hills attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Onkaparinga Hills'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
Onkaparinga Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
210.81.4381.41.3-17
Primary school
27210.39.334312.210.3-71
Primary - Government
1505.76.51946.97.5-43
Primary - Catholic
321.21.2411.51.1-9
Primary - Independent
893.41.61083.81.7-19
Secondary school
2288.66.12328.26.4-3
Secondary - Government
1043.94.01254.44.3-21
Secondary - Catholic
281.10.8321.10.7-4
Secondary - Independent
973.61.4752.71.4+22
map this data in atlas.idTAFE672.52.3602.12.2+8
map this data in atlas.idUniversity793.03.0903.22.6-11
Other
160.60.7230.80.6-7
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,83769.371.91,92768.570.8-90
Not stated
1294.95.31003.65.7+29

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, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.8% Primary school, Onkaparinga Hills: 10.3% Primary - Government, Onkaparinga Hills: 5.7% Primary - Catholic, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.4% Secondary school, Onkaparinga Hills: 8.6% Secondary - Government, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.9% Secondary - Catholic, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.6% TAFE, Onkaparinga Hills: 2.5% University, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.0% Other, Onkaparinga Hills: 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, Onkaparinga Hills: -17 Primary school, Onkaparinga Hills: -71 Primary - Government, Onkaparinga Hills: -43 Primary - Catholic, Onkaparinga Hills: -9 Primary - Independent, Onkaparinga Hills: -19 Secondary school, Onkaparinga Hills: -3 Secondary - Government, Onkaparinga Hills: -21 Secondary - Catholic, Onkaparinga Hills: -4 Secondary - Independent, Onkaparinga Hills: +22 TAFE, Onkaparinga Hills: +8 University, Onkaparinga Hills: -11 Other, Onkaparinga Hills: -7
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Onkaparinga Hills in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.3% of the population were attending primary school, 8.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.5% 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 Onkaparinga Hills and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.6% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (3.6% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (3.4% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.3% compared to 71.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Onkaparinga Hills's population decreased by 164 people (+5.8%). This represents an average annual change of -1.19% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Onkaparinga Hills, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (-71 persons)

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