RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide PlainsEconomic profile
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Light Regional Council

Market characteristics

RDA BGLAP Region 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 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
Light Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents14,736100.0100.013,784100.0100.0+952
Males7,43850.550.47,00950.950.4+429
Females7,29049.549.66,77549.249.6+515
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years3,18921.617.73,10722.519.0+82
15 - 24 years1,86712.710.41,72612.511.1+141
25 - 54 years5,78239.235.35,79342.037.5-11
55 - 64 Years2,00513.614.81,60611.714.1+399
65 years and over1,88212.821.91,55211.318.3+330
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,72511.78.71,64411.99.2+81
Secondary school1,0537.15.49446.85.7+109
TAFE2451.71.53202.31.9-75
University4523.11.33722.71.1+80
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,72011.711.21,82313.211.2-103
Speaks language other than English at home3532.44.93422.54.6+11
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all260.20.8270.20.8-1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,32511.59.31,07110.08.2+254
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9898.66.88097.65.7+180
Certificate level3,06226.523.02,51423.620.9+548
No qualification5,22445.348.75,47851.354.1-254
Household income--------------
Nill to $64975714.925.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,59631.435.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,27225.018.4--------
$2,500 or more 94318.610.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,63431.135.51,57732.136.2+57
Purchasing2,56648.929.32,43349.629.9+133
Renting74414.226.071714.626.7+27
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,48497.286.15,15197.487.5+333
Medium house951.710.51222.39.7-27
High density00.00.100.00.30

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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