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Upper North Adelaide

Education institution attending

27% of people in Upper North Adelaide attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Upper 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
Upper North Adelaide - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
360.80.5290.70.4+7
Primary school
1613.62.01383.22.0+23
Primary - Government
721.61.2581.41.0+14
Primary - Catholic
200.40.3170.40.4+3
Primary - Independent
691.50.6621.50.6+7
Secondary school
1072.42.01002.32.0+7
Secondary - Government
150.30.8240.60.8-9
Secondary - Catholic
180.40.3120.30.3+6
Secondary - Independent
741.70.9641.50.9+10
map this data in atlas.idTAFE791.82.51002.32.2-21
map this data in atlas.idUniversity76817.224.775017.621.5+19
Other
501.11.3260.60.9+24
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,92465.555.82,70663.556.0+218
Not stated
3397.611.14129.715.0-73

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, Upper North Adelaide: 0.8% Primary school, Upper North Adelaide: 3.6% Primary - Government, Upper North Adelaide: 1.6% Primary - Catholic, Upper North Adelaide: 0.4% Primary - Independent, Upper North Adelaide: 1.5% Secondary school, Upper North Adelaide: 2.4% Secondary - Government, Upper North Adelaide: 0.3% Secondary - Catholic, Upper North Adelaide: 0.4% Secondary - Independent, Upper North Adelaide: 1.7% TAFE, Upper North Adelaide: 1.8% University, Upper North Adelaide: 17.2% Other, Upper North Adelaide: 1.1%
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, Upper North Adelaide: +7 Primary school, Upper North Adelaide: +23 Primary - Government, Upper North Adelaide: +14 Primary - Catholic, Upper North Adelaide: +3 Primary - Independent, Upper North Adelaide: +7 Secondary school, Upper North Adelaide: +7 Secondary - Government, Upper North Adelaide: -9 Secondary - Catholic, Upper North Adelaide: +6 Secondary - Independent, Upper North Adelaide: +10 TAFE, Upper North Adelaide: -21 University, Upper North Adelaide: +19 Other, Upper North Adelaide: +24
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 Upper North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 3.6% of the population were attending primary school, 2.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 19.0% 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 Upper North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (65.5% compared to 55.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (3.6% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (17.2% compared to 24.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Upper North Adelaide's population increased by 204 people (+4.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.94% per year over the period.

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

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