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Willunga and Surrounds

Education institution attending

25% of people in Willunga and Surrounds attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Willunga and Surrounds'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
Willunga and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
461.31.4491.41.3-3
Primary school
3379.79.341912.110.3-82
Primary - Government
1935.56.52627.57.5-69
Primary - Catholic
270.81.2180.51.1+9
Primary - Independent
1173.41.61394.01.7-22
Secondary school
2487.16.12798.06.4-31
Secondary - Government
1103.24.01303.74.3-20
Secondary - Catholic
270.80.890.30.7+18
Secondary - Independent
1113.21.41404.01.4-29
map this data in atlas.idTAFE802.32.3722.12.2+8
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1273.63.01123.22.6+15
Other
371.10.7230.70.6+14
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,46570.771.92,36167.970.8+104
Not stated
1464.25.31624.75.7-16

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, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.3% Primary school, Willunga and Surrounds: 9.7% Primary - Government, Willunga and Surrounds: 5.5% Primary - Catholic, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Willunga and Surrounds: 3.4% Secondary school, Willunga and Surrounds: 7.1% Secondary - Government, Willunga and Surrounds: 3.2% Secondary - Catholic, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Willunga and Surrounds: 3.2% TAFE, Willunga and Surrounds: 2.3% University, Willunga and Surrounds: 3.6% Other, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.1%
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, Willunga and Surrounds: -3 Primary school, Willunga and Surrounds: -82 Primary - Government, Willunga and Surrounds: -69 Primary - Catholic, Willunga and Surrounds: +9 Primary - Independent, Willunga and Surrounds: -22 Secondary school, Willunga and Surrounds: -31 Secondary - Government, Willunga and Surrounds: -20 Secondary - Catholic, Willunga and Surrounds: +18 Secondary - Independent, Willunga and Surrounds: -29 TAFE, Willunga and Surrounds: +8 University, Willunga and Surrounds: +15 Other, Willunga and Surrounds: +14
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 Willunga and Surrounds in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.7% of the population were attending primary school, 7.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.9% 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 Willunga and Surrounds and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (3.2% 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 (70.7% compared to 71.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Willunga and Surrounds's population increased by 9 people (+0.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.05% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-82 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-69 persons)

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