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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 40.1% of employment in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (33.2% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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 the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island'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, 2018: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 9.5% Business services, 2018: 11.7% Goods related, 2018: 33.5% Household services, 2018: 40.1% Mining, 2013: 1.5% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 9.8% Business services, 2013: 12.4% Goods related, 2013: 35.0% Household services, 2013: 36.7% Mining, 2008: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 12.1% Business services, 2008: 11.4% Goods related, 2008: 38.3% Household services, 2008: 33.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services16,54340.114,16936.712,07633.2
Goods related13,78733.513,48535.013,94638.3
Business services4,80311.74,79912.44,15111.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,9099.53,7979.84,39312.1
Public administration and safety1,6464.01,7704.61,5474.3
Mining5211.35631.52620.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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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