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South West Corner

Education institution attending

35% of people in South West Corner attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of South West Corner'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
South West Corner - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
90.70.590.80.40
Primary school
272.02.0181.62.0+9
Primary - Government
241.81.2121.01.0+12
Primary - Catholic
30.20.360.50.4-3
Primary - Independent
00.00.600.00.60
Secondary school
362.72.0332.92.0+3
Secondary - Government
231.70.8151.30.8+8
Secondary - Catholic
60.50.350.40.3+1
Secondary - Independent
70.50.9131.10.9-6
map this data in atlas.idTAFE382.82.5353.02.2+3
map this data in atlas.idUniversity33325.024.716414.221.5+169
Other
211.61.3161.40.9+5
map this data in atlas.idNot attending78859.255.869760.256.0+91
Not stated
806.011.118516.015.0-105

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, South West Corner: 0.7% Primary school, South West Corner: 2.0% Primary - Government, South West Corner: 1.8% Primary - Catholic, South West Corner: 0.2% Primary - Independent, South West Corner: 0.0% Secondary school, South West Corner: 2.7% Secondary - Government, South West Corner: 1.7% Secondary - Catholic, South West Corner: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, South West Corner: 0.5% TAFE, South West Corner: 2.8% University, South West Corner: 25.0% Other, South West Corner: 1.6%
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, South West Corner: 0 Primary school, South West Corner: +9 Primary - Government, South West Corner: +12 Primary - Catholic, South West Corner: -3 Primary - Independent, South West Corner: 0 Secondary school, South West Corner: +3 Secondary - Government, South West Corner: +8 Secondary - Catholic, South West Corner: +1 Secondary - Independent, South West Corner: -6 TAFE, South West Corner: +3 University, South West Corner: +169 Other, South West Corner: +5
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 South West Corner 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 higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 2.0% of the population were attending primary school, 2.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 27.8% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 2.0%, 2.0% and 27.2% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in South West Corner and the City of Adelaide was:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (59.2% compared to 55.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, South West Corner's population increased by 175 people (+15.1%). This represents an average annual change of 2.86% per year over the period.

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

  • University (+169 persons)

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