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City of Playford

Market characteristics

The City of Playford has a lower 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 the City of Playford's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Playford'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
City of Playford20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents79,113100.0100.070,011100.0100.0+9,102
Males39,27749.649.334,73449.649.2+4,543
Females39,83650.450.735,27750.450.8+4,559
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years18,22223.018.016,41323.418.5+1,809
15 - 24 years12,19815.413.110,22414.613.3+1,974
25 - 54 years31,96440.440.328,36940.541.1+3,595
55 - 64 Years7,4199.412.56,3889.111.7+1,031
65 years and over9,31011.816.18,60812.315.4+702
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,91310.08.67,98311.49.2-70
Secondary school5,1096.55.74,3006.15.8+809
TAFE1,9582.52.21,5572.22.2+401
University1,4601.84.19281.33.5+532
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born17,13121.722.015,54422.220.3+1,587
Non-English speaking backgrounds6,7208.512.64,4296.310.7+2,291
Speaks another language and English well or very well10,41113.29.411,11515.99.6-704
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,9804.915.92,0743.913.0+906
Certificate level12,86221.118.89,41817.617.2+3,444
No qualification35,37158.148.133,05961.751.7+2,312
Household income--------------
Nil to $5998,36228.725.1--------
$600 to $1,2498,93530.727.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 5,26218.118.4--------
$2,000 or more 3,59612.319.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned6,07320.232.05,93322.233.7+140
Purchasing11,56538.534.110,46739.133.5+1,098
Renting10,51535.027.38,51031.825.6+2,005
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house26,00580.378.922,49779.778.8+3,508
Medium house6,09318.818.65,41819.218.7+675
High density1380.41.61340.51.4+4

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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