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Education institution attending

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26% of people in Black Forest attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Black Forest'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
Black Forest - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
361.91.3311.61.4+5
Primary school
1548.08.31577.98.0-3
Primary - Government
1145.94.81055.34.2+9
Primary - Catholic
271.41.4271.41.50
Primary - Independent
130.72.1251.32.3-12
Secondary school
894.65.6995.05.2-10
Secondary - Government
371.91.7392.01.8-2
Secondary - Catholic
251.31.1271.41.1-2
Secondary - Independent
271.42.7331.72.3-6
map this data in atlas.idTAFE382.01.6402.01.8-2
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1749.08.91899.58.7-15
Other
160.80.7150.80.6+1
map this data in atlas.idNot attending1,31868.168.61,37869.069.1-60
Not stated
1095.65.1874.45.3+22

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 Unley: 1.3% Primary school, City of Unley: 8.3% Primary - Government, City of Unley: 4.8% Primary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.4% Primary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.1% Secondary school, City of Unley: 5.6% Secondary - Government, City of Unley: 1.7% Secondary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.7% TAFE, City of Unley: 1.6% University, City of Unley: 8.9% Other, City of Unley: 0.7% Pre-school, Black Forest: 1.9% Primary school, Black Forest: 8.0% Primary - Government, Black Forest: 5.9% Primary - Catholic, Black Forest: 1.4% Primary - Independent, Black Forest: 0.7% Secondary school, Black Forest: 4.6% Secondary - Government, Black Forest: 1.9% Secondary - Catholic, Black Forest: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Black Forest: 1.4% TAFE, Black Forest: 2.0% University, Black Forest: 9.0% Other, Black Forest: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016
Change in education institution attending, 2011 to 2016 Pre-school, Black Forest: +5 Primary school, Black Forest: -3 Primary - Government, Black Forest: +9 Primary - Catholic, Black Forest: 0 Primary - Independent, Black Forest: -12 Secondary school, Black Forest: -10 Secondary - Government, Black Forest: -2 Secondary - Catholic, Black Forest: -2 Secondary - Independent, Black Forest: -6 TAFE, Black Forest: -2 University, Black Forest: -15 Other, Black Forest: +1
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 Black Forest in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.0% of the population were attending primary school, 4.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 11.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.3%, 5.6% and 10.4% respectively for City of Unley.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Black Forest and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (5.9% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (0.7% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (1.4% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Black Forest's population decreased by 62 people (+3.1%). This represents an average annual change of -0.63% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Black Forest between 2011 and 2016.

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