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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Education institution attending

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24% of people in Playford North Urban Renewal area attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
3472.11.62562.01.6+91
Primary school
1,64710.110.21,30210.110.0+345
Primary - Government
1,2567.76.71,0568.26.6+200
Primary - Catholic
2331.41.71561.21.8+77
Primary - Independent
1561.01.8890.71.6+67
Secondary school
8165.05.97305.76.5+86
Secondary - Government
6544.03.55404.23.7+115
Secondary - Catholic
1120.71.21010.81.3+11
Secondary - Independent
480.31.2880.71.4-40
map this data in atlas.idTAFE4362.72.63252.52.5+112
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4162.62.61761.41.8+240
Other
1991.21.01411.10.8+58
map this data in atlas.idNot attending10,84266.768.18,56666.569.2+2,276
Not stated
1,5459.58.01,37310.77.7+172

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.1% Primary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 10.1% Primary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.7% Primary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.0% Secondary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.0% Secondary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 4.0% Secondary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.3% TAFE, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.7% University, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.6% Other, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +91 Primary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +345 Primary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +200 Primary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +77 Primary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +67 Secondary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +86 Secondary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +115 Secondary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +11 Secondary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -40 TAFE, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +112 University, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +240 Other, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +58
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a similar proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.1% of the population were attending primary school, 5.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 5.3% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (7.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.7% compared to 68.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Playford North Urban Renewal area's population increased by 3,377 people (+26.2%). This represents an average annual change of 4.77% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Playford North Urban Renewal area, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+345 persons)
  • University (+240 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+200 persons)
  • Secondary - Government (+115 persons)

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