RDA Murraylands and RiverlandEconomic profile
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Renmark Paringa 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
Renmark Paringa Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents9,475100.0100.09,249100.0100.0+226
Males4,72049.850.44,60549.850.4+115
Females4,75550.249.64,64450.249.6+111
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,63117.217.71,76419.119.0-133
15 - 24 years1,06911.310.41,14312.411.1-74
25 - 54 years3,41436.035.33,59938.937.5-185
55 - 64 Years1,37214.514.81,21813.214.1+154
65 years and over1,99121.021.91,52516.518.3+466
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8068.58.78278.99.2-21
Secondary school5275.65.45656.15.7-38
TAFE1431.51.51922.11.9-49
University870.91.31011.11.1-14
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,27613.511.21,28113.911.2-5
Speaks language other than English at home1,28913.64.91,32214.34.6-33
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2943.10.82773.00.8+17
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5977.69.34636.28.2+134
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5286.76.84095.55.7+119
Certificate level1,58820.223.01,33917.920.9+249
No qualification4,14952.848.74,28857.354.1-139
Household income--------------
Nill to $64990323.925.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,44138.235.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44968218.118.4--------
$2,500 or more 3338.810.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,29232.635.51,21631.636.2+76
Purchasing1,16429.329.31,15430.029.9+10
Renting1,10327.826.01,09028.326.7+13
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,84885.386.13,71886.387.5+130
Medium house4429.810.54149.69.7+28
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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