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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 34.9% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (37.3% 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, 2018: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 5.0% Business services, 2018: 9.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 20.9% Household services, 2018: 29.9% Goods related, 2018: 34.9% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 5.0% Business services, 2013: 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 19.7% Household services, 2013: 30.0% Goods related, 2013: 35.7% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.7% Business services, 2008: 8.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 22.7% Household services, 2008: 26.6% Goods related, 2008: 37.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related11,17734.910,73535.711,57437.3
Household services9,56429.99,01630.08,26226.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6,69420.95,92319.77,04022.7
Business services2,8869.02,7999.32,7008.7
Public administration and safety1,5925.01,5175.01,4454.7
Mining940.3730.2450.1

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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