RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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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 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 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
Mid North Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents19,960100.0100.019,573100.0100.0+387
Males10,03250.350.49,83350.250.4+199
Females9,92849.749.69,74049.849.6+188
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years3,67418.417.73,86719.819.0-193
15 - 24 years1,8809.410.42,02910.411.1-149
25 - 54 years6,83334.235.37,10636.337.5-273
55 - 64 Years3,23916.214.82,91614.914.1+323
65 years and over4,32321.721.93,65518.718.3+668
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,7889.08.71,8829.69.2-94
Secondary school1,1906.05.41,2276.35.7-37
TAFE2871.41.53321.71.9-45
University2211.11.32031.01.1+18
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,9609.811.21,8839.611.2+77
Speaks language other than English at home5262.64.94062.14.6+120
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all700.40.8590.30.8+11
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,72810.69.31,5089.68.2+220
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,1957.36.89516.15.7+244
Certificate level3,59322.123.03,14120.020.9+452
No qualification7,96648.948.78,60354.754.1-637
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,00325.125.0--------
$650 to $1,4992,93436.835.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,44318.118.4--------
$2,500 or more 7849.810.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned3,27739.235.53,22640.536.2+51
Purchasing2,54830.529.32,52431.729.9+24
Renting1,79721.526.01,76822.226.7+29
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house9,10192.886.19,04494.087.5+57
Medium house4064.110.53533.79.7+53
High density00.00.1210.20.3-21

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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