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Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights

Education institution attending

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25% of people in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights'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
Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
941.51.2641.21.4+30
Primary school
71011.69.257010.69.3+141
Primary - Government
4477.36.53406.36.5+107
Primary - Catholic
1843.01.21462.71.2+38
Primary - Independent
791.31.5841.61.6-5
Secondary school
4166.85.93787.06.1+38
Secondary - Government
2484.13.82634.94.0-15
Secondary - Catholic
791.30.8561.00.8+23
Secondary - Independent
891.51.4591.11.4+30
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1312.11.8951.82.3+36
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1412.33.51052.03.0+36
Other
370.60.6200.40.7+17
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,27269.971.93,80070.671.9+472
Not stated
3055.05.83536.65.3-48

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, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 1.5% Primary school, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 11.6% Primary - Government, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 7.3% Primary - Catholic, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 3.0% Primary - Independent, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 1.3% Secondary school, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 6.8% Secondary - Government, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 4.1% Secondary - Catholic, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 1.5% TAFE, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 2.1% University, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 2.3% Other, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.6%
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, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +30 Primary school, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +141 Primary - Government, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +107 Primary - Catholic, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +38 Primary - Independent, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: -5 Secondary school, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +38 Secondary - Government, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: -15 Secondary - Catholic, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +23 Secondary - Independent, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +30 TAFE, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +36 University, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +36 Other, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +17
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 Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 11.6% of the population were attending primary school, 6.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.2%, 5.9% and 5.3% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (11.6% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (3.0% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.9% compared to 71.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.3% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights's population increased by 721 people (+13.4%). This represents an average annual change of 2.54% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+141 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+107 persons)

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