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Elizabeth Vale
AdelaideSouth Australia
Elizabeth Vale Adelaide streetmap.svg
Population 3,589 (2011 census)
Established 1955
Postcode(s) 5112
  • City of Playford
  • City of Salisbury
State electorate(s) Little Para
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
Suburbs around Elizabeth Vale:
Edinburgh Elizabeth Elizabeth East
Salisbury North Elizabeth Vale Hillbank
Salisbury Salisbury Park Greenwith

Elizabeth Vale is a suburb in the northern extent of Adelaide, South Australia. It was established in 1955. Its main roads are Main North Road to the east and John Rice Avenue which bisects the suburb. The southern boundary is the northern bank of the Little Para River.

Elizabeth Vale has two hospitals, the Lyell McEwin Hospital, a public teaching hospital, and the private Central Districts Hospital.


The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 3,667 persons in the suburb of Elizabeth Vale on census night. Of these, 1,766 (48.2%) were male and 1,901 (51.8%) were female.

The majority of residents 2,268 (61.7%) were Australian born, with 598 (16.3%) born in England.

The age distribution of Elizabeth Vale residents is similar to that of the greater Australian population. 69.8% of residents were aged 25 or over in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 30.3% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.

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