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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Education institution attending

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17% of people in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park'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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
351.21.6331.21.6+2
Primary school
2147.210.21946.910.0+21
Primary - Government
1294.46.71174.26.6+13
Primary - Catholic
421.41.7421.51.80
Primary - Independent
431.41.8351.21.6+8
Secondary school
1194.05.91635.86.5-44
Secondary - Government
451.53.5572.03.7-12
Secondary - Catholic
541.81.2682.41.3-14
Secondary - Independent
200.71.2381.31.4-18
map this data in atlas.idTAFE321.12.6401.42.5-8
map this data in atlas.idUniversity893.02.6592.11.8+30
Other
30.11.0230.80.8-20
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,17473.268.12,07073.569.2+104
Not stated
30410.28.02358.37.7+69

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2016
Education institution attending, 2016 Pre-school, City of Playford: 1.6% Primary school, City of Playford: 10.2% Primary - Government, City of Playford: 6.7% Primary - Catholic, City of Playford: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Playford: 1.8% Secondary school, City of Playford: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Playford: 3.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Playford: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Playford: 1.2% TAFE, City of Playford: 2.6% University, City of Playford: 2.6% Other, City of Playford: 1.0% Pre-school, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.2% Primary school, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 7.2% Primary - Government, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.4% Primary - Catholic, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.4% Secondary school, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.0% Secondary - Government, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.5% Secondary - Catholic, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.8% Secondary - Independent, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.7% TAFE, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.1% University, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 3.0% Other, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +2 Primary school, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +21 Primary - Government, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +13 Primary - Catholic, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0 Primary - Independent, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +8 Secondary school, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -44 Secondary - Government, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -12 Secondary - Catholic, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -14 Secondary - Independent, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -18 TAFE, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -8 University, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +30 Other, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -20
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.2% of the population were attending primary school, 4.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 10.2%, 5.9% and 5.2% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.2% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.2% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (4.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (1.5% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park's population increased by 153 people (+5.4%). This represents an average annual change of 1.06% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park between 2011 and 2016.

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