RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

economic profile

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RDA BGLAP Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 42.9% of employment in RDA BGLAP Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.4% 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.

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Employment composition
RDA BGLAP Region201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,7449.82,77911.12,71611.1
Mining1920.71840.71160.5
Goods related12,07342.910,59942.511,34446.4
Household services9,33733.28,00932.17,21929.5
Business services2,97910.62,68310.82,45010.0
Public administration and safety8142.96722.76152.5
Total Industries28,139100.024,927100.024,461100.0

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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RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

economic profile