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Kings Park

Education institution attending

22% of people in Kings Park attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Kings Park'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
Kings Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
61.01.430.51.4+3
Primary school
294.98.0467.67.7-17
Primary - Government
152.54.2183.04.3-3
Primary - Catholic
00.01.5152.51.6-15
Primary - Independent
142.42.3132.11.8+1
Secondary school
417.05.2335.55.4+8
Secondary - Government
101.71.861.02.0+4
Secondary - Catholic
203.41.1101.71.1+10
Secondary - Independent
111.92.3172.82.3-6
map this data in atlas.idTAFE71.21.8111.81.8-4
map this data in atlas.idUniversity447.58.7315.18.2+13
Other
30.50.600.00.7+3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending43874.469.144874.068.5-10
Not stated
213.65.3335.56.4-12

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, Kings Park: 1.0% Primary school, Kings Park: 4.9% Primary - Government, Kings Park: 2.5% Primary - Catholic, Kings Park: 0.0% Primary - Independent, Kings Park: 2.4% Secondary school, Kings Park: 7.0% Secondary - Government, Kings Park: 1.7% Secondary - Catholic, Kings Park: 3.4% Secondary - Independent, Kings Park: 1.9% TAFE, Kings Park: 1.2% University, Kings Park: 7.5% Other, Kings Park: 0.5%
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, Kings Park: +3 Primary school, Kings Park: -17 Primary - Government, Kings Park: -3 Primary - Catholic, Kings Park: -15 Primary - Independent, Kings Park: +1 Secondary school, Kings Park: +8 Secondary - Government, Kings Park: +4 Secondary - Catholic, Kings Park: +10 Secondary - Independent, Kings Park: -6 TAFE, Kings Park: -4 University, Kings Park: +13 Other, Kings Park: +3
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 Kings Park in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 4.9% of the population were attending primary school, 7.0% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.7% 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 Kings Park and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (74.4% compared to 69.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending and independent secondary school (3.4% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (4.9% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Kings Park's population decreased by 16 people (+2.6%). This represents an average annual change of -0.53% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Kings Park between 2006 and 2011.

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