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Adelaide Hills Council

Market characteristics

Adelaide Hills Council has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to South Australia.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of Adelaide Hills Council's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Adelaide Hills Council's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Adelaide Hills Council20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents38,633100.0100.037,855100.0100.0+778
Males19,36350.149.319,00850.249.2+355
Females19,27049.950.718,84749.850.8+423
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years7,57719.618.07,60420.118.5-27
15 - 24 years4,83412.513.14,80512.713.3+29
25 - 54 years15,12039.140.315,85541.941.1-735
55 - 64 Years5,91415.312.55,34814.111.7+566
65 years and over5,18813.416.14,24011.215.4+948
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4,02210.48.63,97310.59.2+49
Secondary school2,6506.95.72,7857.45.8-135
TAFE7151.92.27562.02.2-41
University1,8274.74.11,5794.23.5+248
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born6,96918.022.06,52417.220.3+445
Non-English speaking backgrounds2,5146.512.62,1705.710.7+344
Speaks another language and English well or very well4,45511.59.44,35411.59.6+101
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8,12426.215.96,85322.713.0+1,271
Certificate level5,54017.818.85,19217.217.2+348
No qualification11,91738.448.112,45341.251.7-536
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,01614.725.1--------
$600 to $1,2493,07322.427.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,68219.618.4--------
$2,000 or more 4,46032.619.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned5,34338.432.05,22338.233.7+120
Purchasing6,31945.434.16,09344.533.5+226
Renting1,64911.927.31,59911.725.6+50
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house14,66596.178.914,24496.378.8+421
Medium house5143.418.64433.018.7+71
High density00.01.6150.11.4-15

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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