RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Port Pirie Regional 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
Port Pirie Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents17,364100.0100.017,335100.0100.0+29
Males8,50149.050.48,52249.250.4-21
Females8,86151.049.68,81350.849.6+48
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years3,10117.917.73,47120.019.0-370
15 - 24 years2,09912.110.42,08312.011.1+16
25 - 54 years6,11935.335.36,28436.337.5-165
55 - 64 Years2,31213.314.82,21012.714.1+102
65 years and over3,71221.421.93,28719.018.3+425
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,5198.88.71,6709.69.2-151
Secondary school1,0516.15.41,1456.65.7-94
TAFE2931.71.52681.51.9+25
University1981.11.31410.81.1+57
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,3437.711.21,3027.511.2+41
Speaks language other than English at home7354.24.97064.14.6+29
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all950.50.8860.50.8+9
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,0147.19.38496.18.2+165
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7685.46.85884.25.7+180
Certificate level3,26222.923.02,80220.220.9+460
No qualification7,74754.448.78,15558.854.1-408
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,09429.825.0--------
$650 to $1,4992,35433.535.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,18016.818.4--------
$2,500 or more 6829.710.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,42033.035.52,48534.336.2-65
Purchasing2,19829.929.32,21930.729.9-21
Renting2,14729.226.02,17630.126.7-29
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house7,02883.586.16,80583.487.5+223
Medium house1,22714.610.51,20614.89.7+21
High density00.00.1450.60.3-45

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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