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Elizabeth

Education institution attending

22% of people in Elizabeth attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Elizabeth'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
Elizabeth - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
171.61.6101.01.5+7
Primary school
817.710.0677.011.4+14
Primary - Government
565.36.6545.77.6+2
Primary - Catholic
181.71.8101.02.0+8
Primary - Independent
70.71.630.31.8+4
Secondary school
686.46.5454.76.1+23
Secondary - Government
424.03.7333.53.6+9
Secondary - Catholic
161.51.360.61.2+10
Secondary - Independent
101.01.460.61.3+4
map this data in atlas.idTAFE373.52.5202.12.2+17
map this data in atlas.idUniversity171.61.8151.61.3+2
Other
121.10.890.90.9+3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending72769.169.268371.767.8+44
Not stated
938.97.710410.98.7-11

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 Playford: 1.6% Primary school, City of Playford: 10.0% Primary - Government, City of Playford: 6.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Playford: 1.8% Primary - Independent, City of Playford: 1.6% Secondary school, City of Playford: 6.5% Secondary - Government, City of Playford: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, City of Playford: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Playford: 1.4% TAFE, City of Playford: 2.5% University, City of Playford: 1.8% Other, City of Playford: 0.8% Pre-school, Elizabeth: 1.6% Primary school, Elizabeth: 7.7% Primary - Government, Elizabeth: 5.3% Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Elizabeth: 0.7% Secondary school, Elizabeth: 6.4% Secondary - Government, Elizabeth: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth: 1.0% TAFE, Elizabeth: 3.5% University, Elizabeth: 1.6% Other, Elizabeth: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Elizabeth: +7 Primary school, Elizabeth: +14 Primary - Government, Elizabeth: +2 Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth: +8 Primary - Independent, Elizabeth: +4 Secondary school, Elizabeth: +23 Secondary - Government, Elizabeth: +9 Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth: +10 Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth: +4 TAFE, Elizabeth: +17 University, Elizabeth: +2 Other, Elizabeth: +3
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 Elizabeth in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.7% of the population were attending primary school, 6.4% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.1% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 10.0%, 6.5% and 4.3% respectively for the City of Playford.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (3.5% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.7% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (5.3% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Elizabeth's population increased by 99 people (+10.4%). This represents an average annual change of 2.0% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth between 2006 and 2011.

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