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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Market characteristics

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to South Australia.

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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about RDA Yorke and Mid North 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
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents75,024100.0100.073,316100.0100.0+1,708
Males37,63250.249.336,67650.049.3+956
Females37,39149.850.736,64050.050.7+751
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years12,42316.617.513,36618.218.0-943
15 - 24 years7,1449.512.47,35710.013.1-213
25 - 54 years24,32332.439.025,37234.640.3-1,049
55 - 64 Years12,14816.212.811,24315.312.5+905
65 years and over18,96425.318.315,97821.816.1+2,986
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,0768.18.56,5659.08.6-489
Secondary school4,0755.45.64,3005.95.7-225
TAFE9921.31.91,1101.52.2-118
University7080.94.75810.84.1+127
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born6,5838.822.96,4818.822.0+102
Speaks language other than English at home1,8872.516.31,6922.314.3+195
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2130.32.91990.32.5+14
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,1968.318.54,3537.315.9+843
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4,0206.48.33,1705.37.3+850
Certificate level13,86222.220.111,94919.918.8+1,913
No qualification32,39851.843.734,45657.548.1-2,058
Household income--------------
Nill to $6498,73728.021.6--------
$650 to $1,49911,39236.532.9--------
$1,500 to $2,4495,01216.120.8--------
$2,500 or more 2,7248.715.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned13,46641.331.013,50443.232.0-38
Purchasing8,79927.033.78,62127.634.1+178
Renting7,52523.127.57,35523.527.3+170
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house40,09991.076.539,04891.578.9+1,051
Medium house2,7056.120.32,5636.018.6+142
High density00.01.7960.21.6-96

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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