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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 36.8% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (37.4% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region 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 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.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 5.1% Business services, 2017: 9.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 20.0% Household services, 2017: 28.7% Goods related, 2017: 36.8% Mining, 2012: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2012: 4.9% Business services, 2012: 9.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 19.0% Household services, 2012: 29.4% Goods related, 2012: 36.8% Mining, 2007: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2007: 4.6% Business services, 2007: 8.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 23.4% Household services, 2007: 25.5% Goods related, 2007: 37.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related11,44136.811,08436.811,62737.4
Household services8,94328.78,86529.47,93525.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6,20820.05,73619.07,27023.4
Business services2,8469.12,8709.52,7758.9
Public administration and safety1,5815.11,4844.91,4224.6
Mining880.31040.3440.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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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