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Andrews Farm

Education institution attending

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29% of people in Andrews Farm attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1942.41.61632.61.6+31
Primary school
99912.510.272611.610.0+273
Primary - Government
5577.06.73906.36.6+167
Primary - Catholic
3013.81.72403.91.8+61
Primary - Independent
1401.81.8951.51.6+45
Secondary school
5376.75.94457.16.5+91
Secondary - Government
2703.43.51943.13.7+75
Secondary - Catholic
1962.51.21772.81.3+19
Secondary - Independent
700.91.2731.21.4-4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2363.02.61472.42.5+89
map this data in atlas.idUniversity2533.22.61392.21.8+114
Other
911.11.0580.90.8+33
map this data in atlas.idNot attending5,14164.468.14,11765.969.2+1,024
Not stated
5326.78.04467.27.7+86

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 Playford: 1.6% Primary school, City of Playford: 10.2% Primary - Government, City of Playford: 6.7% Primary - Catholic, City of Playford: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Playford: 1.8% Secondary school, City of Playford: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Playford: 3.5% Secondary - Catholic, City of Playford: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Playford: 1.2% TAFE, City of Playford: 2.6% University, City of Playford: 2.6% Other, City of Playford: 1.0% Pre-school, Andrews Farm: 2.4% Primary school, Andrews Farm: 12.5% Primary - Government, Andrews Farm: 7.0% Primary - Catholic, Andrews Farm: 3.8% Primary - Independent, Andrews Farm: 1.8% Secondary school, Andrews Farm: 6.7% Secondary - Government, Andrews Farm: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Andrews Farm: 2.5% Secondary - Independent, Andrews Farm: 0.9% TAFE, Andrews Farm: 3.0% University, Andrews Farm: 3.2% Other, Andrews Farm: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Andrews Farm: +31 Primary school, Andrews Farm: +273 Primary - Government, Andrews Farm: +167 Primary - Catholic, Andrews Farm: +61 Primary - Independent, Andrews Farm: +45 Secondary school, Andrews Farm: +91 Secondary - Government, Andrews Farm: +75 Secondary - Catholic, Andrews Farm: +19 Secondary - Independent, Andrews Farm: -4 TAFE, Andrews Farm: +89 University, Andrews Farm: +114 Other, Andrews Farm: +33
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 Andrews Farm in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 12.5% of the population were attending primary school, 6.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 10.2%, 5.9% and 5.2% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Andrews Farm and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (12.5% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (3.8% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (2.5% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (64.4% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Andrews Farm's population increased by 1,742 people (+27.9%). This represents an average annual change of 5.05% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary school (+273 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+167 persons)
  • University (+114 persons)
  • Secondary school (+91 persons)

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