RDA Murraylands and RiverlandEconomic profile
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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

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
District Council of Loxton Waikerie20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents11,487100.1100.011,290100.0100.0+197
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,02517.717.72,13718.919.0-112
15 - 24 years1,20010.510.41,24411.011.1-44
25 - 54 years3,90834.135.34,13736.637.5-229
55 - 64 Years1,69014.714.81,64014.514.1+50
65 years and over2,66423.221.92,13218.918.3+532
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,0198.98.71,1209.99.2-101
Secondary school6916.05.47186.45.7-27
Total overseas born9348.111.29058.011.2+29
Speaks language other than English at home4894.34.95454.84.6-56
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all810.70.81161.00.8-35
Bachelor or higher degree7788.29.36947.68.2+84
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6777.26.84865.35.7+191
Certificate level2,03421.523.01,71318.720.9+321
No qualification4,95452.448.75,36658.754.1-412
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,17025.325.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,72637.435.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44986818.818.4--------
$2,500 or more 3978.610.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,87787.086.14,87288.787.5+5
Medium house5039.010.54267.89.7+77
High density00.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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