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District Council of Grant

Market characteristics

The Limestone Coast 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 the Limestone Coast region's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Limestone Coast 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
District Council of Grant20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents8,203100.1100.07,856100.0100.0+347
Males4,50755.050.44,14552.850.4+362
Females3,69045.049.63,71147.249.6-21
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,53618.817.71,66421.219.0-128
15 - 24 years84210.310.483910.711.1+3
25 - 54 years3,26239.835.33,19740.737.5+65
55 - 64 Years1,24915.214.81,18615.114.1+63
65 years and over1,31516.121.997012.418.3+345
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school82810.18.784210.79.2-14
Secondary school5086.25.45436.95.7-35
TAFE1221.51.51672.11.9-45
University971.21.31011.31.1-4
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born5977.311.25667.211.2+31
Speaks language other than English at home1531.94.91602.04.6-7
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all160.20.8180.20.8-2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5608.49.34917.98.2+69
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4196.36.83295.35.7+90
Certificate level1,60924.223.01,38522.320.9+224
No qualification2,99044.948.73,27052.754.1-280
Household income--------------
Nill to $64944316.125.0--------
$650 to $1,49989832.635.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44964623.518.4--------
$2,500 or more 47917.410.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,12339.135.51,13240.136.2-9
Purchasing1,14139.829.31,15040.829.9-9
Renting40614.226.039213.926.7+14
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,53896.186.13,54096.787.5-2
Medium house391.110.5521.49.7-13
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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