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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Adelaide Hills Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents38,863100.0100.038,633100.0100.0+230
Males19,33849.749.319,36350.149.3-25
Females19,52850.250.719,27049.950.7+258
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years7,26618.717.57,57719.618.0-311
15 - 24 years4,64011.912.44,83412.513.1-194
25 - 54 years14,11236.339.015,12039.140.3-1,008
55 - 64 Years6,02615.512.85,91415.312.5+112
65 years and over6,81517.518.35,18813.416.1+1,627
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,94210.18.54,02210.48.6-80
Secondary school2,6976.95.62,6506.95.7+47
TAFE5661.51.97151.92.2-149
University1,7324.54.71,8274.74.1-95
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born6,56116.922.96,96918.022.0-408
Speaks language other than English at home2,1605.616.32,0555.314.3+105
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1940.52.91730.42.5+21
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,19429.118.58,12426.215.9+1,070
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3,31410.58.33,14810.17.3+166
Certificate level5,89918.720.15,54017.818.8+359
No qualification10,79434.243.711,91738.448.1-1,123
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,83813.321.6--------
$650 to $1,4993,75127.032.9--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,06722.120.8--------
$2,500 or more 3,71826.815.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned5,50438.531.05,34338.432.0+161
Purchasing6,36644.533.76,31945.434.1+47
Renting1,58311.127.51,64911.927.3-66
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house14,79295.776.514,66596.178.9+127
Medium house4603.020.35143.418.6-54
High density230.11.700.01.6+23

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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