Yorke Peninsula

  • State
  • Region Size
    12904.53 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
  • Largest Regional City
  • No. of Jobs
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
  • Region is known for
    Abundant Seafood
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Yorke Peninsula

Leave the city behind and explore life on the breathtaking Yorke Peninsula. With over 700 kms of untouched coastline, this region offers endless water-based activities and a laid-back coastal lifestyle. Immerse yourself in the charm of the Yorke Peninsula, experience diverse and thriving industries, access to quality education, and the chance to experience a unique life with more.


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

  • 46,856
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 50
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 26,474
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 1,488
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 4,684
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Yorke Peninsula Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

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

  • 4,345
    Total number of businesses

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

  • 28,906
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 594
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 4,345
    Total number of businesses

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

  • 20,071
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.3
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 734
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,200
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 235
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)

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

  • 6
    Number of Hospitals
  • 5
    Number of Airports
Moving to Yorke Peninsula


Diverse industry

The Yorke Peninsula offers a range of employment opportunities. The region is known for its agricultural production, particularly in crops like wheat, barley, canola, and legumes. The fishing industry thrives with abundant seafood resources, including blue swimmer crabs, crayfish, and King George Whiting. Tourism is also a significant industry, with visitors drawn to the stunning coastal landscapes, pristine beaches, and recreational activities. Additionally, mining plays a role in the region, with mineral resources such as gypsum and copper being extracted.

Living in Yorke Peninsula


To explore

For families seeking a coastal playground, the Yorke Peninsula is ideal. Explore stunning beaches and embrace the welcoming vibe of friendly coastal towns. Indulge in the region’s bountiful seafood, from raking for blue swimmer crabs in the shallows, to diving for crayfish and scallops. Fishing enthusiasts can drop a line for the prized King George Whiting. The Yorke Peninsula is also renowned for its world-class surfing beaches and fascinating shipwrecks, making it a haven for divers. You can also venture inland to discover historic mining villages and breathtaking national parks.

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Proximity is a key advantage of life on Yorke Peninsula, as the region is an easy drive north of Adelaide, with a straightforward and traffic-light-free journey. And, once you’re here, the compact size of the peninsula gives you the freedom to travel at your own pace, stop at your leisure, and fully immerse yourself in the sights and experiences along the way.

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