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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Market characteristics

The RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Regional SA.

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 RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island'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
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents122,659100.0100.0114,751100.0100.0+7,908
Males60,05449.050.456,36849.150.4+3,686
Females62,60651.049.658,38350.949.6+4,223
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years21,46517.517.721,35118.619.0+114
15 - 24 years13,05210.610.412,67211.011.1+380
25 - 54 years42,00634.235.342,22936.837.5-223
55 - 64 Years18,43415.014.817,45515.214.1+979
65 years and over27,72222.621.921,04418.318.3+6,678
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school10,9458.98.710,8629.59.2+83
Secondary school7,3816.05.46,9596.15.7+422
TAFE1,8891.51.52,2001.91.9-311
University3,7223.01.33,4473.01.1+275
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born19,69716.111.219,33416.811.2+363
Speaks language other than English at home4,9014.04.94,4643.94.6+437
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4080.30.83520.30.8+56
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree19,30819.19.316,06217.28.2+3,246
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9,9239.86.88,5209.15.7+1,403
Certificate level22,36422.123.019,16720.520.9+3,197
No qualification39,86539.448.741,42044.454.1-1,555
Household income--------------
Nill to $6499,31119.825.0--------
$650 to $1,49915,92133.935.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4499,41120.018.4--------
$2,500 or more 7,50016.010.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned17,87136.735.516,64037.036.2+1,231
Purchasing18,15037.229.317,19738.229.9+953
Renting9,06918.626.08,48518.926.7+584
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house56,07792.686.152,33392.387.5+3,744
Medium house3,3565.510.53,6136.49.7-257
High density2110.30.11760.30.3+35

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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