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Central North District

Education institution attending

21% of people in Central North District attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Central North District'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
Central North District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1,0191.41.49131.31.3+106
Primary school
6,2178.79.37,03410.110.3-817
Primary - Government
4,5936.56.55,3967.87.5-803
Primary - Catholic
7541.11.27341.11.1+20
Primary - Independent
8711.21.69041.31.7-33
Secondary school
4,1045.86.14,0265.86.4+78
Secondary - Government
2,9044.14.02,9224.24.3-18
Secondary - Catholic
5350.80.84190.60.7+116
Secondary - Independent
6640.91.46851.01.4-20
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,6992.42.31,5672.32.2+131
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,6672.33.01,3732.02.6+294
Other
4160.60.74310.60.6-15
map this data in atlas.idNot attending51,92772.971.949,81471.670.8+2,113
Not stated
4,1475.85.34,4566.45.7-309

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, Central North District: 1.4% Primary school, Central North District: 8.7% Primary - Government, Central North District: 6.5% Primary - Catholic, Central North District: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Central North District: 1.2% Secondary school, Central North District: 5.8% Secondary - Government, Central North District: 4.1% Secondary - Catholic, Central North District: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Central North District: 0.9% TAFE, Central North District: 2.4% University, Central North District: 2.3% Other, Central North District: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Central North District: +106 Primary school, Central North District: -817 Primary - Government, Central North District: -803 Primary - Catholic, Central North District: +20 Primary - Independent, Central North District: -33 Secondary school, Central North District: +78 Secondary - Government, Central North District: -18 Secondary - Catholic, Central North District: +116 Secondary - Independent, Central North District: -20 TAFE, Central North District: +131 University, Central North District: +294 Other, Central North District: -15
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 Central North District 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.7% of the population were attending primary school, 5.8% 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 difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Central North District and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.9% compared to 71.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Central North District's population increased by 1,582 people (+2.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.45% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-817 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-803 persons)
  • University (+294 persons)
  • TAFE (+131 persons)

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