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Mid Murray Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 29.7% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (33.3% 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 Mining, 2018: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 7.9% Business services, 2018: 9.5% Household services, 2018: 25.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 27.3% Goods related, 2018: 29.7% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 7.6% Business services, 2013: 8.2% Household services, 2013: 25.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 25.4% Goods related, 2013: 33.5% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 6.9% Business services, 2008: 6.9% Household services, 2008: 24.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 28.6% Goods related, 2008: 33.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Mid Murray Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related74129.780833.586833.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing68027.361325.474528.6
Household services63925.660625.163024.2
Business services2379.51998.21806.9
Public administration and safety1967.91847.61796.9
Mining10.050.210.1

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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