RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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District Council of Peterborough

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 Peterborough20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents1,678100.2100.01,731100.0100.0-53
Males83049.650.486750.150.4-37
Females84850.749.686449.949.6-16
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years23514.017.729817.219.0-63
15 - 24 years1519.010.41408.111.1+11
25 - 54 years47628.435.358834.037.5-112
55 - 64 Years36121.614.828316.314.1+78
65 years and over45827.421.942224.418.3+36
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1106.68.71488.69.2-38
Secondary school754.55.4875.05.7-12
TAFE311.91.5362.11.9-5
University110.71.3100.61.1+1
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born17610.511.21729.911.2+4
Speaks language other than English at home181.14.9221.34.6-4
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all30.20.830.20.80
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree835.89.3634.48.2+20
Advanced Diploma or Diploma553.86.8563.95.7-1
Certificate level25918.123.021314.920.9+46
No qualification85259.448.788762.254.1-35
Household income--------------
Nill to $64931039.125.0--------
$650 to $1,49928435.935.7--------
$1,500 to $2,449678.518.4--------
$2,500 or more 313.910.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned37644.935.539446.736.2-18
Purchasing20224.129.323327.629.9-31
Renting17520.926.014917.726.7+26
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house99592.586.11,00893.587.5-13
Medium house444.110.5323.09.7+12
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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