RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council

Market characteristics

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region has a higher 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
Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents9,023100.0100.08,749100.0100.0+274
Males4,48849.850.44,34049.650.4+148
Females4,53150.249.64,40950.449.6+122
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,63318.117.71,71019.519.0-77
15 - 24 years7868.710.490410.311.1-118
25 - 54 years3,10734.435.33,18936.437.5-82
55 - 64 Years1,48816.514.81,31815.114.1+170
65 years and over2,00922.321.91,62818.618.3+381
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8219.18.78359.59.2-14
Secondary school5135.75.45346.15.7-21
TAFE1241.41.51671.91.9-43
University1101.21.31041.21.1+6
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born8509.411.28219.411.2+29
Speaks language other than English at home1932.14.91511.74.6+42
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all160.20.8140.20.8+2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,02313.89.390912.98.2+114
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6078.26.84927.05.7+115
Certificate level1,68122.723.01,47721.020.9+204
No qualification3,29744.648.73,54950.454.1-252
Household income--------------
Nill to $64982122.625.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,31336.135.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44973020.118.4--------
$2,500 or more 42711.710.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,45738.435.51,37538.936.2+82
Purchasing1,17330.929.31,14332.429.9+30
Renting83321.926.084023.826.7-7
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,04091.786.13,92593.087.5+115
Medium house2164.910.51884.59.7+28
High density00.00.1160.40.3-16

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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