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Elizabeth Vale

Education institution attending

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

The share of Elizabeth Vale'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 Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
320.91.6491.51.6-17
Primary school
3259.110.22698.010.0+56
Primary - Government
2677.56.72116.36.6+56
Primary - Catholic
240.71.7321.01.8-8
Primary - Independent
330.91.8250.81.6+8
Secondary school
2136.05.91755.26.5+38
Secondary - Government
1754.93.51454.33.7+30
Secondary - Catholic
190.51.2130.41.3+6
Secondary - Independent
180.51.2160.51.4+2
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1283.62.6993.02.5+29
map this data in atlas.idUniversity511.42.6461.41.8+5
Other
421.21.0190.60.8+24
map this data in atlas.idNot attending2,37966.968.12,34970.169.2+30
Not stated
38210.88.034310.37.7+38

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 Vale: 0.9% Primary school, Elizabeth Vale: 9.1% Primary - Government, Elizabeth Vale: 7.5% Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth Vale: 0.7% Primary - Independent, Elizabeth Vale: 0.9% Secondary school, Elizabeth Vale: 6.0% Secondary - Government, Elizabeth Vale: 4.9% Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth Vale: 0.5% Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth Vale: 0.5% TAFE, Elizabeth Vale: 3.6% University, Elizabeth Vale: 1.4% Other, Elizabeth Vale: 1.2%
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, Elizabeth Vale: -17 Primary school, Elizabeth Vale: +56 Primary - Government, Elizabeth Vale: +56 Primary - Catholic, Elizabeth Vale: -8 Primary - Independent, Elizabeth Vale: +8 Secondary school, Elizabeth Vale: +38 Secondary - Government, Elizabeth Vale: +30 Secondary - Catholic, Elizabeth Vale: +6 Secondary - Independent, Elizabeth Vale: +2 TAFE, Elizabeth Vale: +29 University, Elizabeth Vale: +5 Other, Elizabeth Vale: +24
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 Vale in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 9.1% of the population were attending primary school, 6.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.1% 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 Elizabeth Vale and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic secondary school (4.9% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending TAFE (3.6% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.9% compared to 68.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (1.4% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Elizabeth Vale's population increased by 203 people (+6.1%). This represents an average annual change of 1.18% per year over the period.

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

  • Primary - Government (+56 persons)
  • Primary school (+56 persons)

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