RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Yorke Peninsula 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
Yorke Peninsula Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents27,739100.0100.026,427100.0100.0+1,312
Males14,04950.750.413,24550.150.4+804
Females13,69149.449.613,18249.949.6+509
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years4,06214.617.74,29416.219.0-232
15 - 24 years2,2598.110.42,3478.911.1-88
25 - 54 years8,26429.835.38,42731.937.5-163
55 - 64 Years4,75717.214.84,49417.014.1+263
65 years and over8,39530.321.96,86526.018.3+1,530
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,0057.28.72,1588.29.2-153
Secondary school1,3324.85.41,3485.15.7-16
TAFE2681.01.53571.41.9-89
University1890.71.31600.61.1+29
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born2,5119.111.22,4779.411.2+34
Speaks language other than English at home4881.84.94221.64.6+66
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all370.10.8420.20.8-5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,6867.19.31,3145.98.2+372
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,4826.36.81,1585.25.7+324
Certificate level5,25522.223.04,44720.120.9+808
No qualification12,37652.348.713,03458.954.1-658
Household income--------------
Nill to $6493,43328.925.0--------
$650 to $1,4994,56338.435.7--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,73014.618.4--------
$2,500 or more 8887.510.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned5,65245.735.55,65948.536.2-7
Purchasing2,91323.529.32,68323.029.9+230
Renting2,76622.326.02,65122.726.7+115
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house18,79092.886.118,06693.087.5+724
Medium house9304.610.58684.59.7+62
High density00.00.1300.20.3-30

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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