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Hills South District

Education institution attending

24% of people in Hills South District attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Hills 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
Hills South District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1261.51.41011.21.3+25
Primary school
8469.89.390111.110.3-56
Primary - Government
5476.36.56037.47.5-56
Primary - Catholic
540.61.2400.51.1+14
Primary - Independent
2452.81.62583.21.7-13
Secondary school
5716.66.15947.36.4-23
Secondary - Government
2462.84.02573.24.3-11
Secondary - Catholic
580.70.8600.70.7-2
Secondary - Independent
2673.11.42773.41.4-10
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1651.92.31531.92.2+12
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2823.33.02242.72.6+58
Other
680.80.7400.50.6+28
map this data in atlas.idNot attending6,22872.071.95,76770.870.8+460
Not stated
3644.25.33724.65.7-8

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 South District: 1.5% Primary school, Hills South District: 9.8% Primary - Government, Hills South District: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Hills South District: 0.6% Primary - Independent, Hills South District: 2.8% Secondary school, Hills South District: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Hills South District: 2.8% Secondary - Catholic, Hills South District: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, Hills South District: 3.1% TAFE, Hills South District: 1.9% University, Hills South District: 3.3% Other, Hills South District: 0.8%
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 South District: +25 Primary school, Hills South District: -56 Primary - Government, Hills South District: -56 Primary - Catholic, Hills South District: +14 Primary - Independent, Hills South District: -13 Secondary school, Hills South District: -23 Secondary - Government, Hills South District: -11 Secondary - Catholic, Hills South District: -2 Secondary - Independent, Hills South District: -10 TAFE, Hills South District: +12 University, Hills South District: +58 Other, Hills South District: +28
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 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 similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.8% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.2% 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 South District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • 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) (2.8% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (2.8% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hills South District's population increased by 498 people (+6.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.19% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+58 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-56 persons)
  • Primary school (-56 persons)

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