RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Barunga West Council

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
Barunga West Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents2,544100.2100.02,457100.0100.0+87
Males1,30751.550.41,26251.450.4+45
Females1,23448.649.61,19548.749.6+39
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years35013.817.739416.019.0-44
15 - 24 years1756.910.41827.411.1-7
25 - 54 years74729.435.380732.937.5-60
55 - 64 Years45317.814.843517.714.1+18
65 years and over82132.321.963926.018.3+182
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1646.58.71777.29.2-13
Secondary school1034.15.41275.25.7-24
TAFE271.11.5200.81.9+7
University130.51.3140.61.1-1
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born2017.911.22048.311.2-3
Speaks language other than English at home230.94.9220.94.6+1
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all00.00.800.00.80
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1526.99.31125.48.2+40
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1476.76.81145.55.7+33
Certificate level43219.723.037017.920.9+62
No qualification1,20554.948.71,26561.154.1-60
Household income--------------
Nill to $64934831.725.0--------
$650 to $1,49938435.035.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44914112.918.4--------
$2,500 or more 1089.810.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned58551.135.559654.436.2-11
Purchasing21418.729.321219.329.9+2
Renting21418.726.021019.226.7+4
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house1,73893.186.11,76394.687.5-25
Medium house673.610.5623.39.7+5
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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