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Education institution attending

32% of people in Highgate attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Highgate'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
Highgate - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
261.71.4241.71.4+2
Primary school
16510.78.017112.27.7-6
Primary - Government
1046.84.21178.44.3-13
Primary - Catholic
70.51.580.61.6-1
Primary - Independent
533.52.3463.31.8+7
Secondary school
1268.25.2987.05.4+28
Secondary - Government
483.11.8402.92.0+8
Secondary - Catholic
181.21.180.61.1+10
Secondary - Independent
603.92.3503.62.3+10
map this data in atlas.idTAFE281.81.8302.11.8-2
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1409.18.7997.18.2+41
Other
10.10.690.60.7-8
map this data in atlas.idNot attending98464.269.192065.968.5+64
Not stated
624.15.3463.36.4+16

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 Unley: 1.4% Primary school, City of Unley: 8.0% Primary - Government, City of Unley: 4.2% Primary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.3% Secondary school, City of Unley: 5.2% Secondary - Government, City of Unley: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.3% TAFE, City of Unley: 1.8% University, City of Unley: 8.7% Other, City of Unley: 0.6% Pre-school, Highgate: 1.7% Primary school, Highgate: 10.7% Primary - Government, Highgate: 6.8% Primary - Catholic, Highgate: 0.5% Primary - Independent, Highgate: 3.5% Secondary school, Highgate: 8.2% Secondary - Government, Highgate: 3.1% Secondary - Catholic, Highgate: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Highgate: 3.9% TAFE, Highgate: 1.8% University, Highgate: 9.1% Other, Highgate: 0.1%
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, Highgate: +2 Primary school, Highgate: -6 Primary - Government, Highgate: -13 Primary - Catholic, Highgate: -1 Primary - Independent, Highgate: +7 Secondary school, Highgate: +28 Secondary - Government, Highgate: +8 Secondary - Catholic, Highgate: +10 Secondary - Independent, Highgate: +10 TAFE, Highgate: -2 University, Highgate: +41 Other, Highgate: -8
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 Highgate in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 10.7% of the population were attending primary school, 8.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 11.0% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.0%, 5.2% and 10.4% respectively for the City of Unley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (8.2% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (10.7% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Catholic primary school (6.8% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons not attending (64.2% compared to 69.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Highgate's population increased by 134 people (+9.6%). This represents an average annual change of 1.85% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Highgate between 2006 and 2011.

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