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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Market characteristics

The Rural City of Murray Bridge 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 Rural City of Murray Bridge's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Rural City of Murray Bridge'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
Rural City of Murray Bridge20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents20,858100.0100.019,742100.0100.0+1,116
Males10,47450.249.39,94950.449.3+525
Females10,38149.750.79,79349.650.7+588
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years3,61717.317.53,77619.118.0-159
15 - 24 years2,73513.112.42,60013.213.1+135
25 - 54 years7,81737.539.07,58938.440.3+228
55 - 64 Years2,56512.312.82,36412.012.5+201
65 years and over4,12819.818.33,41317.316.1+715
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,7468.48.51,6848.58.6+62
Secondary school1,1255.45.61,1275.75.7-2
TAFE3511.71.94192.12.2-68
University3471.74.72491.34.1+98
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born3,06114.722.92,38712.122.0+674
Speaks language other than English at home2,08810.016.31,4157.214.3+673
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all6193.02.93711.92.5+248
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,2117.018.59035.715.9+308
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,0255.98.37194.57.3+306
Certificate level3,89022.620.13,21420.118.8+676
No qualification8,93551.843.79,02156.548.1-86
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,09126.121.6--------
$650 to $1,4993,03337.832.9--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,46718.320.8--------
$2,500 or more 6337.915.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,46429.331.02,39830.632.0+66
Purchasing2,42528.933.72,24628.734.1+179
Renting2,71032.327.52,54532.527.3+165
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house8,28286.076.57,66586.778.9+617
Medium house1,10111.420.31,04211.818.6+59
High density00.01.7160.21.6-16

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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