RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile

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Berri Barmera Council area

Industry composition

In 2020, the Household services sector accounted for 37.6% of employment in Berri Barmera Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.8% 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 Berri Barmera Council area'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
Berri Barmera Council area202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4238.453211.058511.5
Goods related1,79335.61,63634.01,84936.2
Household services1,89137.61,84538.31,82535.8
Business services56011.14589.54959.7
Public administration and safety3657.33437.13486.8
Total Industries5,033100.04,814100.05,102100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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