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Education institution attending

27% of people in City South attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of City South'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
City South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
70.30.590.40.4-2
Primary school
512.12.0251.12.0+26
Primary - Government
321.31.2130.61.0+19
Primary - Catholic
50.20.360.30.4-1
Primary - Independent
140.60.660.30.6+8
Secondary school
612.52.0472.12.0+14
Secondary - Government
401.70.8231.00.8+17
Secondary - Catholic
120.50.360.30.3+6
Secondary - Independent
90.40.9180.80.9-9
map this data in atlas.idTAFE612.62.5602.72.2+1
map this data in atlas.idUniversity44318.524.739117.421.5+52
Other
271.11.3150.70.9+12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,52363.755.81,37661.156.0+147
Not stated
2179.111.133014.615.0-113

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, City South: 0.3% Primary school, City South: 2.1% Primary - Government, City South: 1.3% Primary - Catholic, City South: 0.2% Primary - Independent, City South: 0.6% Secondary school, City South: 2.5% Secondary - Government, City South: 1.7% Secondary - Catholic, City South: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, City South: 0.4% TAFE, City South: 2.6% University, City South: 18.5% Other, City South: 1.1%
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, City South: -2 Primary school, City South: +26 Primary - Government, City South: +19 Primary - Catholic, City South: -1 Primary - Independent, City South: +8 Secondary school, City South: +14 Secondary - Government, City South: +17 Secondary - Catholic, City South: +6 Secondary - Independent, City South: -9 TAFE, City South: +1 University, City South: +52 Other, City South: +12
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 City South in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 2.1% of the population were attending primary school, 2.5% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 21.1% 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 City South and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (63.7% compared to 55.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (18.5% compared to 24.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City South's population increased by 137 people (+6.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.19% per year over the period.

The largest change in the number of persons attending education institutions in City South, between 2006 and 2011 was in those who nominated:

  • University (+52 persons)

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