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Modbury Heights

Education institution attending

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

21% of people in Modbury Heights attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Modbury Heights'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
Modbury Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
731.31.1771.41.3-4
Primary school
4818.88.94097.68.9+72
Primary - Government
3586.55.82915.45.6+67
Primary - Catholic
641.21.5791.51.7-15
Primary - Independent
591.11.5390.71.6+20
Secondary school
2875.25.93566.66.0-69
Secondary - Government
2043.73.32394.43.3-35
Secondary - Catholic
380.71.2500.91.3-12
Secondary - Independent
450.81.4671.21.5-22
map this data in atlas.idTAFE781.41.91202.22.3-42
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2043.74.31743.23.8+30
Other
190.30.7200.40.7-1
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,16475.873.04,05775.072.3+107
Not stated
1913.54.11933.64.6-2

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, Modbury Heights: 1.3% Primary school, Modbury Heights: 8.8% Primary - Government, Modbury Heights: 6.5% Primary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Modbury Heights: 1.1% Secondary school, Modbury Heights: 5.2% Secondary - Government, Modbury Heights: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, Modbury Heights: 0.8% TAFE, Modbury Heights: 1.4% University, Modbury Heights: 3.7% Other, Modbury Heights: 0.3%
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, Modbury Heights: -4 Primary school, Modbury Heights: +72 Primary - Government, Modbury Heights: +67 Primary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: -15 Primary - Independent, Modbury Heights: +20 Secondary school, Modbury Heights: -69 Secondary - Government, Modbury Heights: -35 Secondary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: -12 Secondary - Independent, Modbury Heights: -22 TAFE, Modbury Heights: -42 University, Modbury Heights: +30 Other, Modbury Heights: -1
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 Modbury Heights in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully 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, 8.8% of the population were attending primary school, 5.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.1% 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 difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Modbury Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (75.8% compared to 73.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Modbury Heights's population increased by 91 people (+1.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.33% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+72 persons)
  • Secondary school (-69 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+67 persons)

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