Rosslyn to Kinka Beach
Education institution attending
19% of Rosslyn to Kinka Beach's population attend an educational institution.
The share of Rosslyn to Kinka Beach's population attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, which influences 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?'
|Education institute attending|
|Rosslyn to Kinka Beach||2011||2006||Change|
|Type of institute||Number||%||Rockhampton Region||Number||%||Rockhampton Region||2006 to 2011|
|Primary - Government||110||4.8||5.4||7003||74||5.5||6.5||+36|
|Primary - Catholic||73||3.2||2.3||7004||17||1.3||2.0||+56|
|Primary - Independent||10||0.5||1.0||7005||6||0.4||0.8||+5|
|Secondary - Government||60||2.6||3.1||7007||36||2.7||3.3||+24|
|Secondary - Catholic||64||2.8||2.5||7008||26||1.9||2.6||+38|
|Secondary - Independent||7||0.3||1.1||7009||3||0.2||1.2||+4|
Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Rosslyn to Kinka Beach in 2011 compared to Rockhampton Region shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.
Overall, 8.4% of the population were attending primary school, 5.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 3.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.7%, 6.6% and 4.3% respectively for Rockhampton Region.
The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Rosslyn to Kinka Beach and Rockhampton Region was:
- A larger percentage of persons not attending (73.7% compared to 69.9%)
From 2006 to 2011, Rosslyn to Kinka Beach's population aged 15 years and over increased by 946 people (+69.4%). This represents an average annual change of 11.12% per year over the period.
The largest changes in the number of people attending education institutions in Rosslyn to Kinka Beach, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:
- Primary school (+96 persons)
- Secondary school (+66 persons)
- Primary - Catholic (+56 persons)