RDA Murraylands and RiverlandEconomic profile
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District Council of Karoonda East Murray

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 Karoonda East Murray20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents1,090100.0100.01,033100.0100.0+57
Males56651.950.453752.050.4+29
Females52648.349.649648.049.6+30
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years19417.817.719318.719.0+1
15 - 24 years1019.310.4918.811.1+10
25 - 54 years36433.435.338136.937.5-17
55 - 64 Years16615.214.818017.414.1-14
65 years and over28225.921.918818.218.3+94
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school11610.68.7969.39.2+20
Secondary school565.15.4666.45.7-10
TAFE111.01.5101.01.9+1
University70.61.300.01.1+7
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born676.111.2727.011.2-5
Speaks language other than English at home262.44.9252.44.6+1
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all00.00.800.00.80
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree566.39.3566.78.20
Advanced Diploma or Diploma515.86.8384.55.7+13
Certificate level17019.323.012414.820.9+46
No qualification50957.748.753063.354.1-21
Household income--------------
Nill to $64912430.625.0--------
$650 to $1,49916841.535.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4495613.818.4--------
$2,500 or more 266.410.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned20044.935.520347.136.2-3
Purchasing10924.529.310724.829.9+2
Renting9120.426.08620.026.7+5
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house56996.986.155293.287.5+17
Medium house00.010.500.09.70
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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