South Australia’s Strategic Plan is comprised of 100 targets. These targets are specific and measurable and enable us to measure our progress towards achieving the Plan’s visions and goals.

Each target is reported on through this section of the website. Data is analysed and uploaded as it becomes available.


97. University research income:

Increase the total gross value of university research income to 20% above South Australia's per capita share by 2014 and maintain thereafter

Key Measure


Explanatory Comments

The research income of South Australian universities per capita share decreased from 17.7% above SA’s population share in 2008 (the baseline year) to 12.69% in 2014. 

In 2009 and 2010, the target was exceeded however in 2014 target was not achieved. This target will continue to remain as a goal to achieve.

Lead Agency

Department of State Development