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Elizabeth Park

Education institution attending

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22% of people in Elizabeth Park attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Elizabeth 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
Elizabeth Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
892.31.6521.61.6+37
Primary school
3649.410.23159.510.0+49
Primary - Government
2676.96.72688.16.6-1
Primary - Catholic
551.41.7280.81.8+27
Primary - Independent
421.11.8190.61.6+23
Secondary school
1804.75.91885.76.5-8
Secondary - Government
1443.73.51394.23.7+5
Secondary - Catholic
160.41.2270.81.3-11
Secondary - Independent
200.51.2220.71.4-2
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1163.02.61033.12.5+13
map this data in atlas.idUniversity762.02.6531.61.8+23
Other
330.91.0210.60.8+12
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,59267.168.12,30769.969.2+285
Not stated
41410.78.02638.07.7+151

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 Park: 2.3% Primary school, Elizabeth Park: 9.4% Primary - Government, Elizabeth Park: 6.9% Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth Park: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Elizabeth Park: 1.1% Secondary school, Elizabeth Park: 4.7% Secondary - Government, Elizabeth Park: 3.7% Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth Park: 0.4% Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth Park: 0.5% TAFE, Elizabeth Park: 3.0% University, Elizabeth Park: 2.0% Other, Elizabeth Park: 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 Park: +37 Primary school, Elizabeth Park: +49 Primary - Government, Elizabeth Park: -1 Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth Park: +27 Primary - Independent, Elizabeth Park: +23 Secondary school, Elizabeth Park: -8 Secondary - Government, Elizabeth Park: +5 Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth Park: -11 Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth Park: -2 TAFE, Elizabeth Park: +13 University, Elizabeth Park: +23 Other, Elizabeth Park: +12
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 Park 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 similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.4% of the population were attending primary school, 4.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.0% 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 Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (67.1% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Elizabeth Park's population increased by 562 people (+17.0%). This represents an average annual change of 3.19% per year over the period.

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

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