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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 29.9% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (34.0% 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 Mining, 2018: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2018: 2.0% Business services, 2018: 9.7% Household services, 2018: 28.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 29.9% Goods related, 2018: 29.9% Mining, 2013: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 2.1% Business services, 2013: 9.2% Household services, 2013: 27.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 27.4% Goods related, 2013: 33.4% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 1.9% Business services, 2008: 8.3% Household services, 2008: 23.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 31.6% Goods related, 2008: 34.0%
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 Loxton Waikerie201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related1,58429.91,70933.41,86034.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,58429.91,40127.41,72731.6
Household services1,49828.31,41627.61,30823.9
Business services5129.74719.24568.3
Public administration and safety1052.01062.11061.9
Mining190.4180.380.1

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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