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Education institution attending

50% of people in CAD West attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of CAD West'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
CAD West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
50.20.500.00.4+5
Primary school
30.12.0100.52.0-7
Primary - Government
30.11.2100.51.0-7
Primary - Catholic
00.00.300.00.40
Primary - Independent
00.00.600.00.60
Secondary school
361.22.0331.82.0+3
Secondary - Government
180.60.8170.90.8+1
Secondary - Catholic
00.00.330.20.3-3
Secondary - Independent
180.60.9130.70.9+5
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1284.22.5362.02.2+92
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1,30042.624.759432.621.5+706
Other
602.01.3181.00.9+42
map this data in atlas.idNot attending88228.955.847726.256.0+405
Not stated
63420.811.165636.015.0-23

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 Adelaide: 0.5% Primary school, City of Adelaide: 2.0% Primary - Government, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Primary - Catholic, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Primary - Independent, City of Adelaide: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Adelaide: 2.0% Secondary - Government, City of Adelaide: 0.8% Secondary - Catholic, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Adelaide: 0.9% TAFE, City of Adelaide: 2.5% University, City of Adelaide: 24.7% Other, City of Adelaide: 1.3% Pre-school, CAD West: 0.2% Primary school, CAD West: 0.1% Primary - Government, CAD West: 0.1% Primary - Catholic, CAD West: 0.0% Primary - Independent, CAD West: 0.0% Secondary school, CAD West: 1.2% Secondary - Government, CAD West: 0.6% Secondary - Catholic, CAD West: 0.0% Secondary - Independent, CAD West: 0.6% TAFE, CAD West: 4.2% University, CAD West: 42.6% Other, CAD West: 2.0%
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, CAD West: +5 Primary school, CAD West: -7 Primary - Government, CAD West: -7 Primary - Catholic, CAD West: 0 Primary - Independent, CAD West: 0 Secondary school, CAD West: +3 Secondary - Government, CAD West: +1 Secondary - Catholic, CAD West: -3 Secondary - Independent, CAD West: +5 TAFE, CAD West: +92 University, CAD West: +706 Other, CAD West: +42
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 CAD West in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 0.1% of the population were attending primary school, 1.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 46.8% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 2.0%, 2.0% and 27.2% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in CAD West and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (42.6% compared to 24.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (4.2% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (28.9% compared to 55.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (0.1% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, CAD West's population increased by 1,224 people (+67.1%). This represents an average annual change of 10.81% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+706 persons)
  • TAFE (+92 persons)

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