RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Copper Coast Council area

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
Copper Coast Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents14,139100.0100.012,949100.0100.0+1,190
Males7,03849.850.46,35749.150.4+681
Females7,10050.249.66,59250.949.6+508
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,18415.417.72,19917.019.0-15
15 - 24 years1,3089.210.41,2889.911.1+20
25 - 54 years4,42331.335.34,29133.137.5+132
55 - 64 Years2,24415.914.82,03115.714.1+213
65 years and over3,97828.121.93,14024.318.3+838
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,0497.48.71,0968.59.2-47
Secondary school7465.35.46675.25.7+79
TAFE1601.11.52151.71.9-55
University970.71.3820.61.1+15
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,2839.111.21,2719.811.2+12
Speaks language other than English at home2952.14.92421.94.6+53
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all260.20.8250.20.8+1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8437.19.36436.08.2+200
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7136.06.85345.05.7+179
Certificate level2,71522.723.02,19620.420.9+519
No qualification6,11951.248.76,33458.954.1-215
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,64327.825.0--------
$650 to $1,4992,27538.535.7--------
$1,500 to $2,44989115.118.4--------
$2,500 or more 4467.510.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,42239.035.52,39943.036.2+23
Purchasing1,60925.929.31,46426.229.9+145
Renting1,61526.026.01,40825.226.7+207
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house7,91491.386.17,36391.287.5+551
Medium house5866.810.55476.89.7+39
High density00.00.1270.30.3-27

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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