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Modbury Heights

Education institution attending

21% of people in Modbury Heights attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
771.41.3771.31.20
Primary school
4097.68.95679.99.8-158
Primary - Government
2915.45.63916.96.3-100
Primary - Catholic
791.51.7831.41.8-4
Primary - Independent
390.71.6931.61.7-54
Secondary school
3566.66.03826.76.4-26
Secondary - Government
2394.43.32544.43.5-15
Secondary - Catholic
500.91.3601.11.4-10
Secondary - Independent
671.21.5681.21.5-1
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1202.22.31612.82.5-41
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1743.23.81943.43.3-20
Other
200.40.7350.60.6-15
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,05775.072.34,05471.071.2+3
Not stated
1933.64.62374.25.1-44

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.0% Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.3% University, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.8% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Pre-school, Modbury Heights: 1.4% Primary school, Modbury Heights: 7.6% Primary - Government, Modbury Heights: 5.4% Primary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: 1.5% Primary - Independent, Modbury Heights: 0.7% Secondary school, Modbury Heights: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Modbury Heights: 4.4% Secondary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: 0.9% Secondary - Independent, Modbury Heights: 1.2% TAFE, Modbury Heights: 2.2% University, Modbury Heights: 3.2% Other, Modbury Heights: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Modbury Heights: 0 Primary school, Modbury Heights: -158 Primary - Government, Modbury Heights: -100 Primary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: -4 Primary - Independent, Modbury Heights: -54 Secondary school, Modbury Heights: -26 Secondary - Government, Modbury Heights: -15 Secondary - Catholic, Modbury Heights: -10 Secondary - Independent, Modbury Heights: -1 TAFE, Modbury Heights: -41 University, Modbury Heights: -20 Other, Modbury Heights: -15
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 Modbury Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.6% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.4% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 6.0% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Modbury Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (75.0% compared to 72.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (4.4% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.6% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Modbury Heights's population decreased by 301 people (+5.3%). This represents an average annual change of -1.08% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-158 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-100 persons)
  • Primary - Independent (-54 persons)

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