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Central South District

Education institution attending

22% of people in Central South District attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Central South 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 South District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2511.31.41941.21.3+57
Primary school
1,7149.19.31,5029.610.3+212
Primary - Government
1,1306.06.51,0736.97.5+57
Primary - Catholic
3611.91.22811.81.1+80
Primary - Independent
2231.21.61480.91.7+75
Secondary school
1,1506.16.11,0746.96.4+76
Secondary - Government
7574.04.07304.74.3+27
Secondary - Catholic
2211.20.81691.10.7+52
Secondary - Independent
1720.91.41751.11.4-3
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3992.12.33302.12.2+69
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4702.53.03592.32.6+111
Other
1090.60.7800.50.6+29
map this data in atlas.idNot attending13,52471.571.911,19571.570.8+2,329
Not stated
1,2996.95.39235.95.7+376

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 South District: 1.3% Primary school, Central South District: 9.1% Primary - Government, Central South District: 6.0% Primary - Catholic, Central South District: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Central South District: 1.2% Secondary school, Central South District: 6.1% Secondary - Government, Central South District: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, Central South District: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Central South District: 0.9% TAFE, Central South District: 2.1% University, Central South District: 2.5% Other, Central South District: 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, Central South District: +57 Primary school, Central South District: +212 Primary - Government, Central South District: +57 Primary - Catholic, Central South District: +80 Primary - Independent, Central South District: +75 Secondary school, Central South District: +76 Secondary - Government, Central South District: +27 Secondary - Catholic, Central South District: +52 Secondary - Independent, Central South District: -3 TAFE, Central South District: +69 University, Central South District: +111 Other, Central South District: +29
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 South District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.6% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 9.3%, 6.1% and 5.3% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

There were no major differences between Central South District and City of Onkaparinga in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Central South District's population increased by 3,259 people (+20.8%). This represents an average annual change of 3.85% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+212 persons)
  • University (+111 persons)
  • Primary - Catholic (+80 persons)
  • Secondary school (+76 persons)

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