RDA Murraylands and RiverlandEconomic profile
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Berri Barmera Council area

Market characteristics

The RDA Murraylands and Riverland has a lower 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 Murraylands and Riverland's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the RDA Murraylands and Riverland'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
Berri Barmera Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents10,545100.1100.010,580100.0100.0-35
Males5,26850.050.45,26749.850.4+1
Females5,27450.149.65,31350.249.6-39
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,89318.017.72,07819.619.0-185
15 - 24 years1,13810.810.41,17411.111.1-36
25 - 54 years3,63334.535.33,94937.337.5-316
55 - 64 Years1,58715.114.81,49814.214.1+89
65 years and over2,28821.721.91,88117.818.3+407
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9599.18.71,0439.99.2-84
Secondary school6055.75.46025.75.7+3
TAFE1621.51.52362.21.9-74
University1141.11.31101.01.1+4
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,24111.811.21,26411.911.2-23
Speaks language other than English at home9609.14.91,0299.74.6-69
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1271.20.81781.70.8-51
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7428.69.36407.58.2+102
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5656.56.84485.35.7+117
Certificate level1,85721.523.01,61519.020.9+242
No qualification4,46151.648.74,72555.654.1-264
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,15126.525.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,56536.135.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44976917.718.4--------
$2,500 or more 3959.110.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,45531.935.51,42832.336.2+27
Purchasing1,29328.329.31,29129.229.9+2
Renting1,32429.026.01,35430.626.7-30
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,25483.586.14,23183.687.5+23
Medium house68813.510.571214.19.7-24
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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