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Hillcott Ward

Education institution attending

23% of people in Hillcott Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Hillcott Ward'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
Hillcott Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1791.21.31631.11.2+16
Primary school
1,2078.38.91,58310.39.8-376
Primary - Government
7445.15.69596.26.3-215
Primary - Catholic
2281.61.72691.81.8-41
Primary - Independent
2351.61.63552.31.7-120
Secondary school
1,0287.06.01,1757.66.4-147
Secondary - Government
5413.73.36324.13.5-91
Secondary - Catholic
1911.31.32251.51.4-34
Secondary - Independent
2952.01.53182.11.5-23
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3412.32.34022.62.5-61
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5743.93.85443.53.3+30
Other
890.60.7940.60.6-5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,55972.272.310,79270.271.2-233
Not stated
6404.44.66184.05.1+22

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, Hillcott Ward: 1.2% Primary school, Hillcott Ward: 8.3% Primary - Government, Hillcott Ward: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: 1.6% Primary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: 1.6% Secondary school, Hillcott Ward: 7.0% Secondary - Government, Hillcott Ward: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: 2.0% TAFE, Hillcott Ward: 2.3% University, Hillcott Ward: 3.9% Other, Hillcott Ward: 0.6%
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, Hillcott Ward: +16 Primary school, Hillcott Ward: -376 Primary - Government, Hillcott Ward: -215 Primary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: -41 Primary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: -120 Secondary school, Hillcott Ward: -147 Secondary - Government, Hillcott Ward: -91 Secondary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: -34 Secondary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: -23 TAFE, Hillcott Ward: -61 University, Hillcott Ward: +30 Other, Hillcott Ward: -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 Hillcott Ward 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 similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.3% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.9%, 6.0% and 6.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were no major differences between Hillcott Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hillcott Ward's population decreased by 755 people (+4.9%). This represents an average annual change of -1.0% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (-376 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-215 persons)
  • Secondary school (-147 persons)
  • Primary - Independent (-120 persons)

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