Shire of Serpentine JarrahdaleCommunity profile
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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Education institution attending

24% of people in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
3301.91.41911.51.3+139
Primary school
1,82410.38.21,43511.18.4+389
Primary - Government
1,2196.95.51,0237.95.6+196
Primary - Catholic
1160.71.5900.71.6+26
Primary - Independent
4892.81.23222.51.1+167
Secondary school
1,1506.55.79347.26.0+216
Secondary - Government
3732.12.84453.53.2-72
Secondary - Catholic
1460.81.51301.01.4+16
Secondary - Independent
6313.61.53592.81.4+272
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3892.22.22812.22.1+108
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4042.34.92111.64.5+193
Other
910.50.7630.50.6+28
map this data in atlas.idNot attending12,33069.569.58,86768.868.4+3,463
Not stated
1,2286.97.49127.18.7+316

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, Greater Perth: 1.4% Primary school, Greater Perth: 8.2% Primary - Government, Greater Perth: 5.5% Primary - Catholic, Greater Perth: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Greater Perth: 1.2% Secondary school, Greater Perth: 5.7% Secondary - Government, Greater Perth: 2.8% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Perth: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Greater Perth: 1.5% TAFE, Greater Perth: 2.2% University, Greater Perth: 4.9% Other, Greater Perth: 0.7% Pre-school, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.9% Primary school, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 10.3% Primary - Government, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 6.9% Primary - Catholic, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.7% Primary - Independent, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.8% Secondary school, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 6.5% Secondary - Government, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.1% Secondary - Catholic, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 3.6% TAFE, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.2% University, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.3% Other, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +139 Primary school, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +389 Primary - Government, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +196 Primary - Catholic, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +26 Primary - Independent, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +167 Secondary school, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +216 Secondary - Government, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: -72 Secondary - Catholic, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +16 Secondary - Independent, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +272 TAFE, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +108 University, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +193 Other, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +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 the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2011 compared to Greater Perth shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.3% of the population were attending primary school, 6.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.5% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.2%, 5.7% and 7.2% respectively for Greater Perth.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.3% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (3.6% compared to 1.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (2.8% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (2.3% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale's population increased by 4,852 people (+37.6%). This represents an average annual change of 6.6% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+389 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (+272 persons)
  • Secondary school (+216 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+196 persons)

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