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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

24% of people in Gilles Plains - Valley View attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Gilles Plains - Valley View'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
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
421.51.1501.81.3-8
Primary school
2217.88.92067.68.9+15
Primary - Government
1655.95.81284.75.6+37
Primary - Catholic
190.71.5261.01.7-7
Primary - Independent
371.31.5521.91.6-15
Secondary school
1525.45.91616.06.0-9
Secondary - Government
1083.83.31033.83.3+5
Secondary - Catholic
120.41.2281.01.3-16
Secondary - Independent
321.11.4301.11.5+2
map this data in atlas.idTAFE712.51.9632.32.3+8
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1615.74.31013.73.8+60
Other
180.60.7250.90.7-7
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,02171.873.01,95072.172.3+71
Not stated
1304.64.11485.54.6-18

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 Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% University, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.3% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Pre-school, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.5% Primary school, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 7.8% Primary - Government, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.9% Primary - Catholic, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0.7% Primary - Independent, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.3% Secondary school, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.4% Secondary - Government, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0.4% Secondary - Independent, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.1% TAFE, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 2.5% University, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.7% Other, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0.6%
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, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -8 Primary school, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +15 Primary - Government, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +37 Primary - Catholic, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -7 Primary - Independent, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -15 Secondary school, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -9 Secondary - Government, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +5 Secondary - Catholic, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -16 Secondary - Independent, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +2 TAFE, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +8 University, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +60 Other, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -7
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 Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.8% of the population were attending primary school, 5.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 5.9% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Gilles Plains - Valley View and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (5.7% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (71.8% compared to 73.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.8% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Gilles Plains - Valley View's population increased by 112 people (+4.1%). This represents an average annual change of 0.82% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in Gilles Plains - Valley View, between 2011 and 2016 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+60 persons)

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