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Unley Ward

Education institution attending

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24% of people in Unley Ward attended an educational institution in 2016.

The share of Unley 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 Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Pre-school
771.21.3781.31.4-2
Primary school
4497.28.34186.98.0+30
Primary - Government
2564.14.82103.54.2+46
Primary - Catholic
651.11.4681.11.5-2
Primary - Independent
1262.02.11392.32.3-13
Secondary school
2594.25.62293.85.2+29
Secondary - Government
931.51.7661.11.8+27
Secondary - Catholic
440.71.1470.81.1-3
Secondary - Independent
1212.02.71161.92.3+5
map this data in atlas.idTAFE861.41.61001.71.8-14
map this data in atlas.idUniversity6119.98.95689.38.7+44
Other
330.50.7500.80.6-17
map this data in atlas.idNot attending4,39370.868.64,28670.569.1+107
Not stated
2934.75.13465.75.3-53

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, Unley Ward: 1.2% Primary school, Unley Ward: 7.2% Primary - Government, Unley Ward: 4.1% Primary - Catholic, Unley Ward: 1.1% Primary - Independent, Unley Ward: 2.0% Secondary school, Unley Ward: 4.2% Secondary - Government, Unley Ward: 1.5% Secondary - Catholic, Unley Ward: 0.7% Secondary - Independent, Unley Ward: 2.0% TAFE, Unley Ward: 1.4% University, Unley Ward: 9.9% Other, Unley Ward: 0.5%
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, Unley Ward: -2 Primary school, Unley Ward: +30 Primary - Government, Unley Ward: +46 Primary - Catholic, Unley Ward: -2 Primary - Independent, Unley Ward: -13 Secondary school, Unley Ward: +29 Secondary - Government, Unley Ward: +27 Secondary - Catholic, Unley Ward: -3 Secondary - Independent, Unley Ward: +5 TAFE, Unley Ward: -14 University, Unley Ward: +44 Other, Unley Ward: -17
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 Unley Ward in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion attending primary school, a lower proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.2% of the population were attending primary school, 4.2% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 11.3% 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 Unley Ward and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.8% compared to 68.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government secondary school (4.2% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a Government primary school (7.2% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Unley Ward's population increased by 124 people (+2.0%). This represents an average annual change of 0.41% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Unley Ward between 2011 and 2016.

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