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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 33.7% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (34.6% 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, 2017: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2017: 2.0% Business services, 2017: 9.7% Household services, 2017: 26.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 27.7% Goods related, 2017: 33.7% Mining, 2012: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2012: 2.1% Business services, 2012: 9.2% Household services, 2012: 27.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 26.6% Goods related, 2012: 34.4% Mining, 2007: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2007: 1.9% Business services, 2007: 8.3% Household services, 2007: 22.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 32.3% Goods related, 2007: 34.6%
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 Loxton Waikerie201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related1,75633.71,77034.41,90934.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,44327.71,37026.61,78532.3
Household services1,38126.51,40927.41,25622.7
Business services5049.74769.24608.3
Public administration and safety1022.01072.11061.9
Mining200.4180.460.1

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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