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Education institution attending

23% of people in the City of Tea Tree Gully attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of the City of Tea Tree Gully'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
City of Tea Tree Gully - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
1,2161.31.31,1171.21.2+99
Primary school
8,4758.98.49,4249.88.9-949
Primary - Government
5,3285.65.16,0606.35.7-732
Primary - Catholic
1,6211.71.81,7051.81.8-84
Primary - Independent
1,5261.61.51,6591.71.4-133
Secondary school
5,7586.05.76,1176.45.8-359
Secondary - Government
3,1353.33.03,3683.53.1-233
Secondary - Catholic
1,2271.31.31,3141.41.3-87
Secondary - Independent
1,3961.51.41,4351.51.4-39
map this data in atlas.idTAFE2,2292.32.32,3792.52.2-150
map this data in atlas.idUniversity3,6713.85.03,1333.34.4+538
Other
6760.70.86140.60.7+62
map this data in atlas.idNot attending69,04872.370.668,31371.270.0+735
Not stated
4,3864.65.94,8755.16.8-489

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, Greater Adelaide: 1.3% Primary school, Greater Adelaide: 8.4% Primary - Government, Greater Adelaide: 5.1% Primary - Catholic, Greater Adelaide: 1.8% Primary - Independent, Greater Adelaide: 1.5% Secondary school, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% Secondary - Government, Greater Adelaide: 3.0% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Adelaide: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Greater Adelaide: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Adelaide: 2.3% University, Greater Adelaide: 5.0% Other, Greater Adelaide: 0.8% Pre-school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.7% Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.0% Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.3% University, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.8% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, City of Tea Tree Gully: +99 Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: -949 Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: -732 Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: -84 Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: -133 Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: -359 Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: -233 Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: -87 Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: -39 TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: -150 University, City of Tea Tree Gully: +538 Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: +62
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 the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.9% of the population were attending primary school, 6.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.4%, 5.7% and 7.3% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in the City of Tea Tree Gully and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (72.3% compared to 70.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (3.8% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Tea Tree Gully's population decreased by 513 people (+0.5%). This represents an average annual change of -0.11% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Tea Tree Gully, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary school (-949 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-732 persons)
  • University (+538 persons)
  • Secondary school (-359 persons)

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