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Education institution attending

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

23% of people in the City of Tea Tree Gully attended an educational institution in 2016.

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)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
1,1161.11.21,2161.31.3-100
Primary school
8,6608.98.58,4758.98.4+185
Primary - Government
5,7065.85.45,3285.65.1+378
Primary - Catholic
1,4841.51.71,6211.71.8-137
Primary - Independent
1,4701.51.41,5261.61.5-56
Secondary school
5,7975.95.65,7586.05.7+39
Secondary - Government
3,1893.32.93,1353.33.0+54
Secondary - Catholic
1,1961.21.31,2271.31.3-31
Secondary - Independent
1,4121.41.41,3961.51.4+16
map this data in atlas.idTAFE1,8611.92.02,2292.32.3-368
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4,2374.35.73,6713.85.0+566
Other
6460.70.86760.70.8-30
map this data in atlas.idNot attending71,38173.070.569,04872.370.6+2,333
Not stated
4,0394.15.74,3864.65.9-347

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, Greater Adelaide: 1.2% Primary school, Greater Adelaide: 8.5% Primary - Government, Greater Adelaide: 5.4% Primary - Catholic, Greater Adelaide: 1.7% Primary - Independent, Greater Adelaide: 1.4% Secondary school, Greater Adelaide: 5.6% Secondary - Government, Greater Adelaide: 2.9% Secondary - Catholic, Greater Adelaide: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Greater Adelaide: 1.4% TAFE, Greater Adelaide: 2.0% University, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% Other, Greater Adelaide: 0.8% Pre-school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.9% Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.3% Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% University, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.3% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7%
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, City of Tea Tree Gully: -100 Primary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: +185 Primary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: +378 Primary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: -137 Primary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: -56 Secondary school, City of Tea Tree Gully: +39 Secondary - Government, City of Tea Tree Gully: +54 Secondary - Catholic, City of Tea Tree Gully: -31 Secondary - Independent, City of Tea Tree Gully: +16 TAFE, City of Tea Tree Gully: -368 University, City of Tea Tree Gully: +566 Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: -30
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 the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016 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, 5.9% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 6.2% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.5%, 5.6% and 7.7% 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 (73.0% compared to 70.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (4.3% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Tea Tree Gully's population increased by 2,278 people (+2.4%). This represents an average annual change of 0.47% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in the City of Tea Tree Gully, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+566 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+378 persons)
  • TAFE (-368 persons)
  • Primary school (+185 persons)

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