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St Agnes

Education institution attending

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

20% of people in St Agnes attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of St Agnes'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
St Agnes - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
471.11.1441.11.3+3
Primary school
3338.18.93137.78.9+20
Primary - Government
2526.15.82245.55.6+29
Primary - Catholic
421.01.5461.11.7-4
Primary - Independent
380.91.5431.11.6-5
Secondary school
2065.05.92115.26.0-6
Secondary - Government
1503.63.31223.03.3+28
Secondary - Catholic
200.51.2531.31.3-33
Secondary - Independent
350.81.4360.91.5-1
map this data in atlas.idTAFE761.81.91032.52.3-27
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1483.64.31914.73.8-42
Other
300.70.7411.00.7-11
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,16576.573.03,03274.172.3+133
Not stated
1313.24.11553.84.6-23

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, St Agnes: 1.1% Primary school, St Agnes: 8.1% Primary - Government, St Agnes: 6.1% Primary - Catholic, St Agnes: 1.0% Primary - Independent, St Agnes: 0.9% Secondary school, St Agnes: 5.0% Secondary - Government, St Agnes: 3.6% Secondary - Catholic, St Agnes: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, St Agnes: 0.8% TAFE, St Agnes: 1.8% University, St Agnes: 3.6% Other, St Agnes: 0.7%
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, St Agnes: +3 Primary school, St Agnes: +20 Primary - Government, St Agnes: +29 Primary - Catholic, St Agnes: -4 Primary - Independent, St Agnes: -5 Secondary school, St Agnes: -6 Secondary - Government, St Agnes: +28 Secondary - Catholic, St Agnes: -33 Secondary - Independent, St Agnes: -1 TAFE, St Agnes: -27 University, St Agnes: -42 Other, St Agnes: -11
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 St Agnes 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 5.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.4% 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 St Agnes and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (76.5% compared to 73.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, St Agnes's population increased by 44 people (+1.1%). This represents an average annual change of 0.21% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in St Agnes between 2011 and 2016.

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