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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Education institution attending

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

21% of people in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1011.51.61131.71.6-13
Primary school
6339.610.26779.910.0-44
Primary - Government
5568.46.76139.06.6-57
Primary - Catholic
440.71.7400.61.8+4
Primary - Independent
320.51.8230.31.6+9
Secondary school
3295.05.94076.06.5-78
Secondary - Government
2984.53.53254.83.7-27
Secondary - Catholic
200.31.2360.51.3-16
Secondary - Independent
90.21.2440.71.4-35
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1412.12.61662.42.5-25
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1061.62.6721.11.8+34
Other
861.31.0701.00.8+16
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,40866.968.14,56866.969.2-160
Not stated
78311.98.074711.07.7+36

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, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.5% Primary school, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 9.6% Primary - Government, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 8.4% Primary - Catholic, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.7% Primary - Independent, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.5% Secondary school, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 5.0% Secondary - Government, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 4.5% Secondary - Catholic, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.3% Secondary - Independent, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.2% TAFE, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 2.1% University, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.6% Other, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.3%
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, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -13 Primary school, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -44 Primary - Government, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -57 Primary - Catholic, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +4 Primary - Independent, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +9 Secondary school, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -78 Secondary - Government, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -27 Secondary - Catholic, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -16 Secondary - Independent, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -35 TAFE, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -25 University, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +34 Other, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +16
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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.6% of the population were attending primary school, 5.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 3.8% 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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (8.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (0.5% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.9% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (1.6% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West's population decreased by 233 people (+3.4%). This represents an average annual change of -0.69% per year over the period.

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

  • Secondary school (-78 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-57 persons)

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