RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide PlainsEconomic profile
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RDA BGLAP Region

Market characteristics

RDA BGLAP Region 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 RDA BGLAP Region's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about RDA BGLAP Region'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 BGLAP Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents70,129100.0100.064,829100.0100.0+5,300
Males34,73449.549.332,09249.549.3+2,642
Females35,39450.550.732,73750.550.7+2,657
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years13,34519.017.512,96820.018.0+377
15 - 24 years8,44312.012.47,95112.313.1+492
25 - 54 years26,34637.639.025,90540.040.3+441
55 - 64 Years9,66613.812.88,16412.612.5+1,502
65 years and over12,31317.618.39,84115.216.1+2,472
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,8609.88.56,52910.18.6+331
Secondary school4,3586.25.64,0666.35.7+292
TAFE1,2701.81.91,4752.32.2-205
University1,7212.54.71,4062.24.1+315
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born9,61713.722.99,49414.622.0+123
Speaks language other than English at home2,2713.216.32,0893.214.3+182
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2540.42.92590.42.5-5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6,27511.118.55,0659.815.9+1,210
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4,8428.58.33,7387.27.3+1,104
Certificate level14,03824.720.111,64722.418.8+2,391
No qualification26,23846.243.726,90451.948.1-666
Household income--------------
Nill to $6495,10019.421.6--------
$650 to $1,4998,83433.632.9--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,00622.820.8--------
$2,500 or more 3,82314.515.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned8,45430.931.08,13132.332.0+323
Purchasing11,23841.133.710,58242.034.1+656
Renting5,59220.427.55,04620.027.3+546
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house26,68889.676.524,98791.178.9+1,701
Medium house2,6348.820.32,1968.018.6+438
High density30.01.740.01.6-1

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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