Eyre Peninsula

  • State
  • Region Size
    66348.8 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
  • Largest Regional City
    Port Lincoln
  • No. of Jobs
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
  • Region is known for
    Seafood and aquatic adventure
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Eyre Peninsula

Nestled along over 2,000km of pristine coastline, this region provides a unique opportunity to create a fulfilling and enriching life. With breathtaking natural wonders and thrilling aquatic adventures, a thriving food and wine scene, and a diverse and growing economy, the Eyre Peninsula offers a quality of life that is unparalleled. Embrace the coastal charm, tranquillity, and endless possibilities in this unique part of South Australia.


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

  • 58,728
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 42
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 35,901
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 3,739
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 6,358
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Eyre Peninsula Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

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

  • 5,058
    Total number of businesses

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

  • 42,333
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 694
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 5,058
    Total number of businesses

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

  • 25,139
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.3
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 843
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,159
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 200
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)

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

  • 12
    Number of Hospitals
  • 13
    Number of Airports
  • 1
    Number of Universities
Moving to Eyre Peninsula


Economic growth

From agribusinesses and seafood production to adventure tourism and mining, the region offers a mix of industries that contribute to its strong economic growth. Health care, retail trade, construction, education, and manufacturing also play significant roles in generating employment opportunities. With emerging sectors like tourism and mining, the Eyre Peninsula offers plenty of opportunities to grow your career – whether you’re seeking stability, new challenges, or a chance to pursue your passion.

Living in Eyre Peninsula


Unforgettable adventures

Spend your weekend diving into crystal-clear waters to swim with dolphins, sea lions, and even cage dive with Great White sharks. Explore the rugged bushland, red earth, and granite peaks, where you might encounter koalas along the way. Or maybe you prefer to indulge in the region’s sublime seafood, whether it’s fresh oysters or a mouthwatering fish and chip experience. The Eyre Peninsula offers a diverse range of aquatic activities and a breathtaking coastal landscape to create a life with so much more.

Towns of Eyre Peninsula

From Port Lincoln and Tumby Bay to Streaky Bay and Ceduna, each town in this diverse region offers a unique coastal lifestyle and a strong sense of community.

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