East Coast

  • State
  • Region Size
    5841.39 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
  • Largest Regional City
    St Helens
  • No. of Jobs
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
  • Region is known for
    Wine and food production
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

East Coast

Stretching from the Bay of Fires in the north to the town of Orford in the south, the East Coast boasts a collection of inviting seaside towns and fertile valleys where white sandy beaches, a warm climate, abundant wildlife, and incredible food and wine, are waiting for you. Experience a sense of tranquillity and become part of the welcoming and creative communities that thrive in this region.


People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of East Coast by understanding the people who live there.

  • 12,015
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 56
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 6,730
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 504
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 1,620
    Persons born overseas (no.)
East Coast Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in East Coast form an important part of the community.

  • 1,073
    Total number of businesses

A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in East Coast to assist in your decision-making.

  • 7,519
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 524
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 1,073
    Total number of businesses

Discover the household make-up of those already living in East Coast to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 5,665
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.1
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 626
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,083
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 250
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)

Have confidence that East Coast has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 3
    Number of Hospitals
  • 1
    Number of Airports
Moving to East Coast
Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy


To enjoy

The East Coast boasts activities for everyone. Explore the famous Freycinet Peninsula and its stunning Wineglass Bay. Take a ferry to the World Heritage-listed Maria Island for history and wildlife encounters. Relax on the pristine beaches of Bay of Fires or try kayaking or cruising along the coast. Whether you spend your weekends, beachcombing or wine tasting you’ll soon discover there’s so much more to enjoy on the East Coast.

Living in East Coast
Jasper Da Seymour


To indulge in

Known as a key wine and food producing area, the East Coast region boasts some of Australia’s best produce. From fresh seafood caught in the fishing ports of St Helen’s and Bicheno, to roadside stands selling the freshest of fruit and vegetables, there’s so much to indulge in. Enjoy world-class wines, and visit community markets to stock up on the most amazing fresh produce and artisanal delights.

Towns of East Coast

Discover the lively fishing port of St Helen’s, and smaller towns such as Swansea, Scamander, and Coles Bay offering a quieter, self-sufficient lifestyle.

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