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Glenelg Shire

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.2% of employment in Glenelg Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (45.5% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Glenelg Shire provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of the Glenelg Shire's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.6% Business services, 2017: 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 20.3% Household services, 2017: 29.9% Goods related, 2017: 38.2% Mining, 2012: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2012: 4.7% Business services, 2012: 7.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 13.0% Household services, 2012: 29.4% Goods related, 2012: 44.5% Mining, 2007: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2007: 3.6% Business services, 2007: 7.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 16.5% Household services, 2007: 26.2% Goods related, 2007: 45.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Glenelg Shire201720122007
Goods related3,39138.24,00644.54,15645.5
Household services2,65329.92,65029.42,39826.2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,80320.31,16713.01,50516.5
Business services5836.66767.56997.6
Public administration and safety4074.64264.73343.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more