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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Education institution attending

23% of people in Playford North Urban Renewal area attended an educational institution in 2011.

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)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
2572.01.61571.71.5+100
Primary school
1,30210.110.01,02411.111.4+278
Primary - Government
1,0568.26.68799.57.6+178
Primary - Catholic
1561.21.8780.82.0+78
Primary - Independent
900.71.6680.71.8+22
Secondary school
7305.76.55415.86.1+189
Secondary - Government
5404.23.74655.03.6+75
Secondary - Catholic
1010.81.3430.51.2+59
Secondary - Independent
890.71.4340.41.3+55
map this data in atlas.idTAFE3252.52.52002.22.2+125
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1761.41.8630.71.3+113
Other
1411.10.81141.20.9+28
map this data in atlas.idNot attending8,56666.569.26,01565.067.8+2,551
Not stated
1,37410.77.71,14412.48.7+229

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.0% Primary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 10.1% Primary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 8.2% Primary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.2% Primary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.7% Secondary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.7% Secondary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 4.2% Secondary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.8% Secondary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.7% TAFE, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.5% University, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.4% Other, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +100 Primary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +278 Primary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +178 Primary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +78 Primary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +22 Secondary school, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +189 Secondary - Government, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +75 Secondary - Catholic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +59 Secondary - Independent, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +55 TAFE, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +125 University, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +113 Other, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +28
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 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, 5.7% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 3.9% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (8.2% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (66.5% compared to 69.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Playford North Urban Renewal area's population increased by 3,611 people (+39.0%). This represents an average annual change of 6.81% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Playford North Urban Renewal area, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (+278 persons)
  • Secondary school (+189 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+178 persons)
  • TAFE (+125 persons)

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