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District Council of Karoonda East Murray

Industry composition

In 2017, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 45.3% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (52.3% 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 Business services, 2017: 3.4% Mining, 2017: 3.6% Public administration and safety, 2017: 6.4% Goods related, 2017: 16.1% Household services, 2017: 25.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 45.3% Business services, 2012: 4.7% Mining, 2012: 5.7% Public administration and safety, 2012: 3.0% Goods related, 2012: 16.6% Household services, 2012: 29.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 40.1% Business services, 2007: 3.5% Mining, 2007: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2007: 2.9% Goods related, 2007: 18.8% Household services, 2007: 22.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 52.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
District Council of Karoonda East Murray201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing27645.323740.134252.3
Household services15425.217629.914722.5
Goods related9816.19816.612318.8
Public administration and safety396.4173.0192.9
Mining223.6345.700.0
Business services213.4284.7233.5

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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