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Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East

Education institution attending

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27% of people in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East'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
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1371.41.11541.61.3-17
Primary school
1,12211.48.91,19012.08.9-68
Primary - Government
6466.55.87137.25.6-67
Primary - Catholic
2482.51.52552.61.7-7
Primary - Independent
2282.31.52222.21.6+6
Secondary school
7487.65.97487.66.00
Secondary - Government
3713.83.33503.53.3+21
Secondary - Catholic
1421.41.21241.31.3+18
Secondary - Independent
2352.41.42742.81.5-39
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1831.91.92402.42.3-57
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4414.54.33583.63.8+83
Other
430.40.7550.60.7-12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending6,82469.273.06,78668.672.3+38
Not stated
3653.74.13673.74.6-2

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, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 1.4% Primary school, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 11.4% Primary - Government, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 6.5% Primary - Catholic, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 2.5% Primary - Independent, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 2.3% Secondary school, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 7.6% Secondary - Government, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 3.8% Secondary - Catholic, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 1.4% Secondary - Independent, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 2.4% TAFE, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 1.9% University, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 4.5% Other, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -17 Primary school, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -68 Primary - Government, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -67 Primary - Catholic, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -7 Primary - Independent, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +6 Secondary school, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0 Secondary - Government, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +21 Secondary - Catholic, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +18 Secondary - Independent, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -39 TAFE, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -57 University, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +83 Other, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -12
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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 11.4% of the population were attending primary school, 7.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.3% 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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (11.4% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.6% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (69.2% compared to 73.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East's population decreased by 35 people (+0.4%). This represents an average annual change of -0.07% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+83 persons)
  • Primary school (-68 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-67 persons)
  • TAFE (-57 persons)

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