RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula RegionEconomic profile
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District Council of Elliston

Market characteristics

The RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region 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 Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region'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 Elliston20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents1,045100.9100.01,046100.1100.0-1
Males56154.250.455352.950.4+8
Females48446.749.649347.249.6-9
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years20720.017.719418.619.0+13
15 - 24 years726.910.411010.511.1-38
25 - 54 years37235.935.344342.437.5-71
55 - 64 Years21620.814.815414.714.1+62
65 years and over17416.821.914513.918.3+29
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school979.48.710610.19.2-9
Secondary school444.25.4545.25.7-10
TAFE80.81.5201.91.9-12
University151.41.390.91.1+6
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born636.111.2585.611.2+5
Speaks language other than English at home80.84.9151.44.6-7
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all00.00.800.00.80
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9010.79.3748.88.2+16
Advanced Diploma or Diploma495.86.8495.85.70
Certificate level17120.323.014917.720.9+22
No qualification43251.448.750860.454.1-76
Household income--------------
Nill to $64911223.225.0--------
$650 to $1,49919340.035.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4497715.918.4--------
$2,500 or more 5210.810.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned25651.435.524749.636.2+9
Purchasing10420.929.39819.729.9+6
Renting10020.126.012525.126.7-25
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house69486.186.170784.187.5-13
Medium house141.710.5425.09.7-28
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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