RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

economic profile

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Industry composition

In 2020, the Goods related sector accounted for 42.8% of employment in RDA BGLAP Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.2% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains 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 RDA BGLAP Region'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.

Current area:
Employment composition
RDA BGLAP Region202020152010
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,7369.82,89811.32,4109.9
Goods related11,90242.810,85642.311,20446.2
Household services8,92832.18,27832.37,45830.7
Business services3,30811.92,79110.92,48210.2
Public administration and safety7842.86862.76292.6
Total Industries27,821100.025,655100.024,275100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). 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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RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

economic profile