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Fullarton Ward

Education institution attending

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27% of people in Fullarton Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Fullarton Ward'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
Fullarton Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
801.11.3861.51.4-6
Primary school
6048.68.34778.28.0+126
Primary - Government
3945.64.82554.44.2+138
Primary - Catholic
550.81.41362.31.5-81
Primary - Independent
1552.22.1851.52.3+70
Secondary school
4596.65.63055.35.2+154
Secondary - Government
1512.21.71051.81.8+46
Secondary - Catholic
911.31.11051.81.1-14
Secondary - Independent
2173.12.7951.62.3+122
map this data in atlas.idTAFE971.41.61202.11.8-22
map this data in atlas.idUniversity5828.38.94908.48.7+92
Other
410.60.7410.70.60
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,83368.968.64,05769.869.1+776
Not stated
3154.55.12354.05.3+80

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, Fullarton Ward: 1.1% Primary school, Fullarton Ward: 8.6% Primary - Government, Fullarton Ward: 5.6% Primary - Catholic, Fullarton Ward: 0.8% Primary - Independent, Fullarton Ward: 2.2% Secondary school, Fullarton Ward: 6.6% Secondary - Government, Fullarton Ward: 2.2% Secondary - Catholic, Fullarton Ward: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Fullarton Ward: 3.1% TAFE, Fullarton Ward: 1.4% University, Fullarton Ward: 8.3% Other, Fullarton Ward: 0.6%
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, Fullarton Ward: -6 Primary school, Fullarton Ward: +126 Primary - Government, Fullarton Ward: +138 Primary - Catholic, Fullarton Ward: -81 Primary - Independent, Fullarton Ward: +70 Secondary school, Fullarton Ward: +154 Secondary - Government, Fullarton Ward: +46 Secondary - Catholic, Fullarton Ward: -14 Secondary - Independent, Fullarton Ward: +122 TAFE, Fullarton Ward: -22 University, Fullarton Ward: +92 Other, Fullarton Ward: 0
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 Fullarton Ward in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a higher proportion attending secondary school, and a lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.6% of the population were attending primary school, 6.6% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 9.7% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.3%, 5.6% and 10.4% respectively for City of Unley.

The major difference between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Fullarton Ward and City of Unley was:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (6.6% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Fullarton Ward's population increased by 1,201 people (+20.7%). This represents an average annual change of 3.83% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Fullarton Ward, between 2011 and 2016 were in those who nominated:

  • Secondary school (+154 persons)
  • Primary - Government (+138 persons)
  • Primary school (+126 persons)
  • Secondary - Independent (+122 persons)

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