Glenelg Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 37.0% of employment in Glenelg Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.3% in 2009)

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 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.

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Employment composition
Glenelg Shire201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,54818.01,43716.31,36114.8
Mining80.1200.2250.3
Goods related3,19137.03,59240.84,25846.3
Household services2,89133.52,68030.42,51827.4
Business services5536.46447.36597.2
Public administration and safety4275.04334.93824.2
Total Industries8,618100.08,805100.09,202100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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.

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Glenelg Shire

economic profile