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District Council of Karoonda East Murray

Industry composition

In 2018, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 46.7% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (51.0% 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 Business services, 2018: 2.8% Mining, 2018: 4.1% Public administration and safety, 2018: 6.1% Goods related, 2018: 15.5% Household services, 2018: 24.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 46.7% Business services, 2013: 4.0% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.6% Goods related, 2013: 18.5% Household services, 2013: 30.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 43.2% Business services, 2008: 3.6% Mining, 2008: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2008: 2.9% Goods related, 2008: 18.5% Household services, 2008: 24.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 51.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
District Council of Karoonda East Murray201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing25246.724143.234051.0
Household services13324.717030.516024.0
Goods related8415.510318.512318.5
Public administration and safety336.1203.6202.9
Mining224.110.200.0
Business services152.8224.0243.6

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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