RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile

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Coorong District Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 41.3% of employment in Coorong District Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (45.8% 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 Coorong District 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
Coorong District Council area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing99541.31,09746.41,20345.8
Mining120.5120.5100.4
Goods related66427.553922.863324.1
Household services54922.853422.659122.5
Business services923.8954.01074.1
Public administration and safety1004.1863.6843.2
Total Industries2,413100.02,363100.02,627100.0

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