RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 36.7% of employment in RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.4% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of RDA Murraylands and Riverland 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 RDA Murraylands and Riverland 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 Murraylands and Riverland region201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6,34419.66,41721.67,16222.9
Goods related11,86336.710,44635.211,38536.4
Household services9,57329.68,65229.18,48327.1
Business services2,7288.42,5748.72,7128.7
Public administration and safety1,7025.31,5135.11,4544.6
Total Industries32,343100.029,683100.031,260100.0

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 Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile