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Berri Barmera Council area

Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 36.9% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (31.4% 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: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2017: 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 8.9% Business services, 2017: 10.7% Goods related, 2017: 36.7% Household services, 2017: 36.9% Mining, 2012: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2012: 7.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 9.7% Business services, 2012: 10.7% Goods related, 2012: 34.3% Household services, 2012: 37.7% Mining, 2007: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2007: 5.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 13.1% Business services, 2007: 9.0% Goods related, 2007: 40.8% Household services, 2007: 31.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Berri Barmera Council area201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services1,82336.91,86537.71,74131.4
Goods related1,81036.71,70134.32,26240.8
Business services52710.753110.75019.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4398.94839.772513.1
Public administration and safety3396.93737.53165.7
Mining00.000.000.0

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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