RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Southern Flinders Region

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
Southern Flinders Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents27,325100.0100.027,316100.0100.0+9
Males13,55149.650.413,59849.850.4-47
Females13,77250.449.613,71850.249.6+54
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years4,68717.217.75,20519.119.0-518
15 - 24 years3,00511.010.42,98110.911.1+24
25 - 54 years9,22633.835.39,83936.037.5-613
55 - 64 Years4,15215.214.83,83314.014.1+319
65 years and over6,24622.921.95,45820.018.3+788
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,2838.48.72,5259.29.2-242
Secondary school1,5535.75.41,7256.35.7-172
TAFE4371.61.54211.51.9+16
University2981.11.32180.81.1+80
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born2,1127.711.22,1217.811.2-9
Speaks language other than English at home8733.24.98643.24.6+9
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1060.40.8980.40.8+8
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,7827.99.31,5316.98.2+251
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,3435.96.81,0614.85.7+282
Certificate level5,01422.223.04,36119.720.9+653
No qualification12,05653.348.712,81958.054.1-763
Household income--------------
Nill to $6493,30129.125.0--------
$650 to $1,4993,89534.335.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,83916.218.4--------
$2,500 or more 1,0529.310.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,53738.335.54,61939.736.2-82
Purchasing3,33828.129.33,41429.429.9-76
Renting2,96225.026.02,93625.226.7+26
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house12,20887.286.111,93887.687.5+270
Medium house1,3699.810.51,3429.89.7+27
High density00.00.1450.30.3-45

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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