RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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District Council of Orroroo Carrieton

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
District Council of Orroroo Carrieton20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents895100.2100.087299.7100.0+23
Males44750.150.445351.850.4-6
Females44950.349.641947.949.6+30
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years14716.517.712714.519.0+20
15 - 24 years596.610.4859.711.1-26
25 - 54 years27530.835.329934.237.5-24
55 - 64 Years17419.514.816919.314.1+5
65 years and over25328.321.919221.918.3+61
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school748.38.7667.59.2+8
Secondary school455.05.4606.95.7-15
TAFE161.81.5131.51.9+3
University131.51.3101.11.1+3
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born718.011.2728.211.2-1
Speaks language other than English at home141.64.9141.64.60
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all00.00.800.00.80
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7510.19.3537.18.2+22
Advanced Diploma or Diploma547.36.8527.05.7+2
Certificate level14719.823.014819.820.9-1
No qualification37049.848.742456.754.1-54
Household income--------------
Nill to $64910626.425.0--------
$650 to $1,49912731.735.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4497318.218.4--------
$2,500 or more 379.210.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned20350.235.522959.336.2-26
Purchasing8721.529.37218.729.9+15
Renting5513.626.05213.526.7+3
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house43487.386.147694.187.5-42
Medium house102.010.540.89.7+6
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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