RDA Murraylands and RiverlandEconomic profile
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Coorong District 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
Coorong District Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents5,380100.0100.05,524100.0100.0-144
Males2,75851.250.42,84351.550.4-85
Females2,61948.749.62,68148.549.6-62
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years97418.117.71,06319.219.0-89
15 - 24 years5319.910.456210.211.1-31
25 - 54 years1,84234.235.32,04537.037.5-203
55 - 64 Years82515.314.879614.414.1+29
65 years and over1,22622.821.91,05819.118.3+168
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4598.58.75179.49.2-58
Secondary school3085.75.43015.45.7+7
TAFE480.91.5841.51.9-36
University470.91.3490.91.1-2
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born4448.211.24207.611.2+24
Speaks language other than English at home2093.94.91693.14.6+40
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all60.10.8120.20.8-6
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2806.49.32615.88.2+19
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2846.46.82445.55.7+40
Certificate level93121.123.082318.420.9+108
No qualification2,44555.548.72,57357.554.1-128
Household income--------------
Nill to $64961728.525.0--------
$650 to $1,49982338.135.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44933215.418.4--------
$2,500 or more 1647.610.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned89039.435.591539.836.2-25
Purchasing60526.829.360726.429.9-2
Renting55024.426.052422.826.7+26
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,82994.586.12,75193.487.5+78
Medium house993.310.5913.19.7+8
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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