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Adelaide Plains Council

Market characteristics

The Adelaide Plains 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 the Adelaide Plains Council's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Adelaide Plains 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 Plains Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents8,801100.0100.08,346100.0100.0+455
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,69419.317.51,70620.418.0-12
15 - 24 years1,08412.312.41,06912.813.1+15
25 - 54 years3,61041.039.03,60543.240.3+5
55 - 64 Years1,22713.912.81,09113.112.5+136
65 years and over1,18613.518.387510.516.1+311
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8509.78.585110.28.6-1
Secondary school5416.15.65786.95.7-37
Total overseas born1,14113.022.91,18414.222.0-43
Speaks language other than English at home3944.516.34195.014.3-25
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all710.82.9770.92.5-6
Bachelor or higher degree4246.018.53405.115.9+84
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4466.38.33465.27.3+100
Certificate level1,77925.120.11,49722.518.8+282
No qualification3,67951.843.73,89158.548.1-212
Household income--------------
Nill to $64949816.321.6--------
$650 to $1,4991,04934.432.9--------
$1,500 to $2,44974224.320.8--------
$2,500 or more 42413.915.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,51897.376.53,23297.378.9+286
Medium house240.720.3541.618.6-30
High density00.01.700.01.60

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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