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Lower North Adelaide

Education institution attending

35% of people in Lower North Adelaide attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Lower North Adelaide'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
Lower North Adelaide - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
90.40.5130.60.4-4
Primary school
492.22.0632.92.0-14
Primary - Government
180.81.2261.21.0-8
Primary - Catholic
70.30.3120.50.4-5
Primary - Independent
241.10.6261.20.6-2
Secondary school
452.02.0381.82.0+7
Secondary - Government
100.50.8130.60.8-3
Secondary - Catholic
60.30.300.00.3+6
Secondary - Independent
291.30.9251.20.9+4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE351.62.5321.52.2+3
map this data in atlas.idUniversity61027.724.762028.521.5-10
Other
211.01.3301.40.9-9
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,28958.655.81,20755.556.0+82
Not stated
1416.411.11727.915.0-31

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, Lower North Adelaide: 0.4% Primary school, Lower North Adelaide: 2.2% Primary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: 0.8% Primary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: 0.3% Primary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: 1.1% Secondary school, Lower North Adelaide: 2.0% Secondary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: 0.5% Secondary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: 0.3% Secondary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: 1.3% TAFE, Lower North Adelaide: 1.6% University, Lower North Adelaide: 27.7% Other, Lower North Adelaide: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Lower North Adelaide: -4 Primary school, Lower North Adelaide: -14 Primary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: -8 Primary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: -5 Primary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: -2 Secondary school, Lower North Adelaide: +7 Secondary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: -3 Secondary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: +6 Secondary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: +4 TAFE, Lower North Adelaide: +3 University, Lower North Adelaide: -10 Other, Lower North Adelaide: -9
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 Lower North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 2.2% of the population were attending primary school, 2.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 29.3% 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 Lower North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending University (27.7% compared to 24.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (58.6% compared to 55.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Lower North Adelaide's population increased by 23 people (+1.1%). This represents an average annual change of 0.21% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Lower North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011.

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