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Hills North District

Education institution attending

27% of people in Hills North District attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Hills 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
Hills North District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
661.01.4761.21.3-10
Primary school
65610.49.371911.410.3-63
Primary - Government
4186.66.54697.57.5-50
Primary - Catholic
560.91.2771.21.1-21
Primary - Independent
1812.91.61732.81.7+8
Secondary school
5058.06.15168.26.4-11
Secondary - Government
2524.04.02724.34.3-20
Secondary - Catholic
550.90.8580.90.7-3
Secondary - Independent
1993.11.41873.01.4+12
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1462.32.31572.52.2-10
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2664.23.02313.72.6+36
Other
460.70.7360.60.6+10
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,41869.771.94,27568.070.8+143
Not stated
2303.65.32754.45.7-45

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, Hills North District: 1.0% Primary school, Hills North District: 10.4% Primary - Government, Hills North District: 6.6% Primary - Catholic, Hills North District: 0.9% Primary - Independent, Hills North District: 2.9% Secondary school, Hills North District: 8.0% Secondary - Government, Hills North District: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, Hills North District: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Hills North District: 3.1% TAFE, Hills North District: 2.3% University, Hills North District: 4.2% Other, Hills North District: 0.7%
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, Hills North District: -10 Primary school, Hills North District: -63 Primary - Government, Hills North District: -50 Primary - Catholic, Hills North District: -21 Primary - Independent, Hills North District: +8 Secondary school, Hills North District: -11 Secondary - Government, Hills North District: -20 Secondary - Catholic, Hills North District: -3 Secondary - Independent, Hills North District: +12 TAFE, Hills North District: -10 University, Hills North District: +36 Other, Hills North District: +10
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 Hills North District 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.4% of the population were attending primary school, 8.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.5% 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 Hills North District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.0% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (3.1% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (2.9% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.7% compared to 71.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hills North District's population increased by 47 people (+0.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.15% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-63 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-50 persons)

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