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Elizabeth North

Education institution attending

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20% of people in Elizabeth North attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Elizabeth North'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 North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
571.71.6491.51.6+8
Primary school
3109.010.22638.110.0+47
Primary - Government
2637.66.72236.96.6+40
Primary - Catholic
200.61.7220.71.8-2
Primary - Independent
270.81.8180.61.6+9
Secondary school
1424.15.91675.26.5-25
Secondary - Government
1163.43.51324.13.7-16
Secondary - Catholic
220.61.2160.51.3+6
Secondary - Independent
40.11.2190.61.4-15
map this data in atlas.idTAFE992.92.6872.72.5+12
map this data in atlas.idUniversity551.62.6441.41.8+11
Other
320.91.0311.00.8+1
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,37868.968.12,27570.369.2+103
Not stated
38011.08.03209.97.7+60

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, Elizabeth North: 1.7% Primary school, Elizabeth North: 9.0% Primary - Government, Elizabeth North: 7.6% Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth North: 0.6% Primary - Independent, Elizabeth North: 0.8% Secondary school, Elizabeth North: 4.1% Secondary - Government, Elizabeth North: 3.4% Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth North: 0.6% Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth North: 0.1% TAFE, Elizabeth North: 2.9% University, Elizabeth North: 1.6% Other, Elizabeth North: 0.9%
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, Elizabeth North: +8 Primary school, Elizabeth North: +47 Primary - Government, Elizabeth North: +40 Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth North: -2 Primary - Independent, Elizabeth North: +9 Secondary school, Elizabeth North: -25 Secondary - Government, Elizabeth North: -16 Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth North: +6 Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth North: -15 TAFE, Elizabeth North: +12 University, Elizabeth North: +11 Other, Elizabeth North: +1
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 Elizabeth North 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, 9.0% of the population were attending primary school, 4.1% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 4.5% 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 Elizabeth North and the City of Playford were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (9.0% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (0.6% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (0.1% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Elizabeth North's population increased by 217 people (+6.7%). This represents an average annual change of 1.31% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth North between 2011 and 2016.

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