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Eastern Region Alliance area

Education institution attending

24% of people in Eastern Region Alliance area attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Eastern Region Alliance area'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
Eastern Region Alliance area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
3,4891.21.43,3201.21.4+169
Primary school
23,5708.38.023,9008.57.7-330
Primary - Government
13,5774.84.214,0225.04.3-445
Primary - Catholic
5,5111.91.55,5932.01.6-82
Primary - Independent
4,4821.62.34,2851.51.8+197
Secondary school
16,4895.85.216,8606.05.4-371
Secondary - Government
7,2472.51.87,4192.62.0-172
Secondary - Catholic
4,1741.51.14,3071.51.1-133
Secondary - Independent
5,0681.82.35,1341.82.3-66
map this data in atlas.idTAFE5,7732.01.85,8722.11.8-99
map this data in atlas.idUniversity18,3456.48.716,2095.88.2+2,136
Other
2,0260.70.61,9300.70.7+96
map this data in atlas.idNot attending200,44070.569.1195,06369.668.5+5,377
Not stated
14,3675.05.316,9226.06.4-2,555

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, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.2% Primary school, Eastern Region Alliance area: 8.3% Primary - Government, Eastern Region Alliance area: 4.8% Primary - Catholic, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.9% Primary - Independent, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.6% Secondary school, Eastern Region Alliance area: 5.8% Secondary - Government, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.5% Secondary - Catholic, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.5% Secondary - Independent, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.8% TAFE, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.0% University, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.4% Other, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.7%
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, Eastern Region Alliance area: +169 Primary school, Eastern Region Alliance area: -330 Primary - Government, Eastern Region Alliance area: -445 Primary - Catholic, Eastern Region Alliance area: -82 Primary - Independent, Eastern Region Alliance area: +197 Secondary school, Eastern Region Alliance area: -371 Secondary - Government, Eastern Region Alliance area: -172 Secondary - Catholic, Eastern Region Alliance area: -133 Secondary - Independent, Eastern Region Alliance area: -66 TAFE, Eastern Region Alliance area: -99 University, Eastern Region Alliance area: +2,136 Other, Eastern Region Alliance area: +96
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 Eastern Region Alliance area in 2011 compared to the 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, 8.3% of the population were attending primary school, 5.8% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 8.5% 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 Eastern Region Alliance area and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons not attending (70.5% compared to 69.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending University (6.4% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Eastern Region Alliance area's population increased by 4,423 people (+1.6%). This represents an average annual change of 0.31% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the number of persons attending education institutions in Eastern Region Alliance area, between 2006 and 2011 were in those who nominated:

  • University (+2,136 persons)
  • Primary - Government (-445 persons)
  • Secondary school (-371 persons)
  • Primary school (-330 persons)

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