Economic and Community Profile

The Rural City of Murray Bridge is located in the Murraylands Region of South Australia, about 80 kilometres south-east of the Adelaide CBD.

The Rural City of Murray Bridge is bounded by the Mid Murray Council area in the north, the District Council of Karoonda East Murray area and the Coorong District Council area in the east, Lake Alexandrina, the Coorong District Council area and the Alexandrina Council area in the south, and the District Council of Mount Barker area in the west.

The area is characterised by rural and rural-residential with rapidly growing urban areas. Key Economic indicators for the region include:

  • Gross Regional Product: $1.23 Billion
  • Population: 22,495
  • Local Jobs: 10,730
  • Largest industry sector: Manufacturing
  • Number of Local Businesses:1,331
  • Employed residents: 9,725

(Source: Economy i.d.)

A complete economic profile can be found at our partner Regional Development Australia Murraylands and Riverland's website

For further information regarding demographics for the region, please visit the following pages: