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Semaphore Park

Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

18% of people in Semaphore Park attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Semaphore Park'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
Semaphore Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
561.31.1481.11.1+8
Primary school
3468.17.62606.27.4+86
Primary - Government
2726.34.31934.64.1+79
Primary - Catholic
551.32.6511.22.7+4
Primary - Independent
190.40.6160.40.6+3
Secondary school
1623.85.01814.35.1-19
Secondary - Government
1242.92.51062.52.6+18
Secondary - Catholic
210.51.9421.01.9-21
Secondary - Independent
170.40.6330.80.7-16
map this data in atlas.idTAFE591.41.8962.32.2-37
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1413.35.41232.94.4+18
Other
150.40.7260.60.8-11
map this data in atlas.idNot attending3,22475.372.73,13374.172.5+91
Not stated
2816.65.73608.56.4-79

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 Charles Sturt: 1.1% Primary school, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Primary - Government, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% Primary - Catholic, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Primary - Independent, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Secondary school, City of Charles Sturt: 5.0% Secondary - Government, City of Charles Sturt: 2.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Secondary - Independent, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% TAFE, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% University, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Pre-school, Semaphore Park: 1.3% Primary school, Semaphore Park: 8.1% Primary - Government, Semaphore Park: 6.3% Primary - Catholic, Semaphore Park: 1.3% Primary - Independent, Semaphore Park: 0.4% Secondary school, Semaphore Park: 3.8% Secondary - Government, Semaphore Park: 2.9% Secondary - Catholic, Semaphore Park: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, Semaphore Park: 0.4% TAFE, Semaphore Park: 1.4% University, Semaphore Park: 3.3% Other, Semaphore Park: 0.4%
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, Semaphore Park: +8 Primary school, Semaphore Park: +86 Primary - Government, Semaphore Park: +79 Primary - Catholic, Semaphore Park: +4 Primary - Independent, Semaphore Park: +3 Secondary school, Semaphore Park: -19 Secondary - Government, Semaphore Park: +18 Secondary - Catholic, Semaphore Park: -21 Secondary - Independent, Semaphore Park: -16 TAFE, Semaphore Park: -37 University, Semaphore Park: +18 Other, Semaphore Park: -11
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 Semaphore Park in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.1% of the population were attending primary school, 3.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 7.6%, 5.0% and 7.2% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Semaphore Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (75.3% compared to 72.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (6.3% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (3.3% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (0.5% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Semaphore Park's population increased by 57 people (+1.3%). This represents an average annual change of 0.27% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Semaphore Park, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+86 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+79 persons)

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