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Ridgehaven

Education institution attending

19% of people in Ridgehaven attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Ridgehaven'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
Ridgehaven - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
401.01.3471.31.2-7
Primary school
3228.38.93148.59.8+8
Primary - Government
2456.35.62286.16.3+17
Primary - Catholic
491.31.7411.11.8+8
Primary - Independent
280.71.6451.21.7-17
Secondary school
1503.96.01554.26.4-5
Secondary - Government
1153.03.31042.83.5+11
Secondary - Catholic
190.51.3200.51.4-1
Secondary - Independent
160.41.5310.81.5-15
map this data in atlas.idTAFE862.22.3892.42.5-3
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1163.03.8852.33.3+31
Other
330.90.7280.80.6+5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,89574.672.32,76774.571.2+128
Not stated
2386.14.62276.15.1+11

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, Ridgehaven: 1.0% Primary school, Ridgehaven: 8.3% Primary - Government, Ridgehaven: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Ridgehaven: 1.3% Primary - Independent, Ridgehaven: 0.7% Secondary school, Ridgehaven: 3.9% Secondary - Government, Ridgehaven: 3.0% Secondary - Catholic, Ridgehaven: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, Ridgehaven: 0.4% TAFE, Ridgehaven: 2.2% University, Ridgehaven: 3.0% Other, Ridgehaven: 0.9%
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, Ridgehaven: -7 Primary school, Ridgehaven: +8 Primary - Government, Ridgehaven: +17 Primary - Catholic, Ridgehaven: +8 Primary - Independent, Ridgehaven: -17 Secondary school, Ridgehaven: -5 Secondary - Government, Ridgehaven: +11 Secondary - Catholic, Ridgehaven: -1 Secondary - Independent, Ridgehaven: -15 TAFE, Ridgehaven: -3 University, Ridgehaven: +31 Other, Ridgehaven: +5
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 Ridgehaven in 2011 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.3% of the population were attending primary school, 3.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.2% 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 Ridgehaven and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.6% compared to 72.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (3.9% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (0.4% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Ridgehaven's population increased by 168 people (+4.5%). This represents an average annual change of 0.89% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Ridgehaven between 2006 and 2011.

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