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Hillcott Ward

Education institution attending

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

22% of people in Hillcott Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1661.21.11791.21.3-12
Primary school
1,2288.58.91,2078.38.9+21
Primary - Government
8365.85.87435.15.6+93
Primary - Catholic
1671.21.52281.61.7-60
Primary - Independent
2231.51.52351.61.6-11
Secondary school
8676.05.91,0277.06.0-160
Secondary - Government
4983.43.35413.73.3-43
Secondary - Catholic
1461.01.21911.31.3-44
Secondary - Independent
2221.51.42942.01.5-72
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2531.71.93412.32.3-88
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5884.14.35733.93.8+15
Other
640.40.7890.60.7-25
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,80374.673.010,55872.272.3+245
Not stated
5043.54.16394.44.6-136

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, Hillcott Ward: 1.2% Primary school, Hillcott Ward: 8.5% Primary - Government, Hillcott Ward: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: 1.5% Secondary school, Hillcott Ward: 6.0% Secondary - Government, Hillcott Ward: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: 1.0% Secondary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: 1.5% TAFE, Hillcott Ward: 1.7% University, Hillcott Ward: 4.1% Other, Hillcott Ward: 0.4%
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, Hillcott Ward: -12 Primary school, Hillcott Ward: +21 Primary - Government, Hillcott Ward: +93 Primary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: -60 Primary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: -11 Secondary school, Hillcott Ward: -160 Secondary - Government, Hillcott Ward: -43 Secondary - Catholic, Hillcott Ward: -44 Secondary - Independent, Hillcott Ward: -72 TAFE, Hillcott Ward: -88 University, Hillcott Ward: +15 Other, Hillcott Ward: -25
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 Hillcott Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.5% of the population were attending primary school, 6.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.8% 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 Hillcott Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.6% compared to 73.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hillcott Ward's population decreased by 141 people (+1.0%). This represents an average annual change of -0.19% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-160 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+93 persons)
  • TAFE (-88 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (-72 persons)

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