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Lower North Adelaide

Education institution attending

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32% of people in Lower North Adelaide attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
80.40.590.40.5-1
Primary school
421.92.2492.22.0-7
Primary - Government
210.91.4180.81.2+3
Primary - Catholic
00.00.370.30.3-7
Primary - Independent
210.90.5241.10.6-3
Secondary school
351.61.9452.02.0-10
Secondary - Government
120.50.9100.50.8+2
Secondary - Catholic
80.40.360.30.3+2
Secondary - Independent
150.70.7291.30.9-14
map this data in atlas.idTAFE291.32.3351.62.5-6
map this data in atlas.idUniversity59826.727.161027.724.7-12
Other
130.61.1211.01.3-8
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,28557.353.41,28958.655.8-4
Not stated
23110.311.61416.411.1+90

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 Adelaide: 0.5% Primary school, City of Adelaide: 2.2% Primary - Government, City of Adelaide: 1.4% Primary - Catholic, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Primary - Independent, City of Adelaide: 0.5% Secondary school, City of Adelaide: 1.9% Secondary - Government, City of Adelaide: 0.9% Secondary - Catholic, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Adelaide: 0.7% TAFE, City of Adelaide: 2.3% University, City of Adelaide: 27.1% Other, City of Adelaide: 1.1% Pre-school, Lower North Adelaide: 0.4% Primary school, Lower North Adelaide: 1.9% Primary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: 0.9% Primary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: 0.0% Primary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: 0.9% Secondary school, Lower North Adelaide: 1.6% Secondary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: 0.5% Secondary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: 0.4% Secondary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: 0.7% TAFE, Lower North Adelaide: 1.3% University, Lower North Adelaide: 26.7% Other, Lower North Adelaide: 0.6%
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, Lower North Adelaide: -1 Primary school, Lower North Adelaide: -7 Primary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: +3 Primary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: -7 Primary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: -3 Secondary school, Lower North Adelaide: -10 Secondary - Government, Lower North Adelaide: +2 Secondary - Catholic, Lower North Adelaide: +2 Secondary - Independent, Lower North Adelaide: -14 TAFE, Lower North Adelaide: -6 University, Lower North Adelaide: -12 Other, Lower North Adelaide: -8
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 Lower North Adelaide in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 1.9% of the population were attending primary school, 1.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 28.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 2.2%, 1.9% and 29.4% 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 not attending (57.3% compared to 53.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending TAFE (1.3% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Lower North Adelaide's population increased by 42 people (+1.9%). This represents an average annual change of 0.38% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Lower North Adelaide between 2011 and 2016.

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