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Unley Park Ward

Education institution attending

27% of people in Unley Park Ward attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Unley Park 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
Unley Park Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
921.51.41041.71.4-12
Primary school
5258.88.05278.67.7-1
Primary - Government
2063.54.22343.84.3-27
Primary - Catholic
581.01.5871.41.6-29
Primary - Independent
2614.42.32063.41.8+55
Secondary school
4327.25.24026.65.4+30
Secondary - Government
771.31.8791.32.0-1
Secondary - Catholic
691.21.1540.91.1+16
Secondary - Independent
2864.82.32694.42.3+16
map this data in atlas.idTAFE801.31.81011.71.8-21
map this data in atlas.idUniversity4547.68.74016.68.2+54
Other
190.30.6390.60.7-20
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,07168.269.14,18768.668.5-116
Not stated
2975.05.33405.66.4-44

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, Unley Park Ward: 1.5% Primary school, Unley Park Ward: 8.8% Primary - Government, Unley Park Ward: 3.5% Primary - Catholic, Unley Park Ward: 1.0% Primary - Independent, Unley Park Ward: 4.4% Secondary school, Unley Park Ward: 7.2% Secondary - Government, Unley Park Ward: 1.3% Secondary - Catholic, Unley Park Ward: 1.2% Secondary - Independent, Unley Park Ward: 4.8% TAFE, Unley Park Ward: 1.3% University, Unley Park Ward: 7.6% Other, Unley Park Ward: 0.3%
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, Unley Park Ward: -12 Primary school, Unley Park Ward: -1 Primary - Government, Unley Park Ward: -27 Primary - Catholic, Unley Park Ward: -29 Primary - Independent, Unley Park Ward: +55 Secondary school, Unley Park Ward: +30 Secondary - Government, Unley Park Ward: -1 Secondary - Catholic, Unley Park Ward: +16 Secondary - Independent, Unley Park Ward: +16 TAFE, Unley Park Ward: -21 University, Unley Park Ward: +54 Other, Unley Park Ward: -20
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 Unley Park Ward 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 lower proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 8.8% of the population were attending primary school, 7.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.9% 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 Unley Park Ward and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending a secondary school (any type) (4.8% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (4.4% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (7.2% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (7.6% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Unley Park Ward's population decreased by 131 people (+2.1%). This represents an average annual change of -0.43% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Unley Park Ward, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • Primary - Independent (+55 persons)
  • University (+54 persons)

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