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Mid Murray Council area

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 30.2% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (33.4% 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: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2017: 8.0% Business services, 2017: 10.1% Household services, 2017: 25.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 26.5% Goods related, 2017: 30.2% Mining, 2012: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2012: 7.3% Business services, 2012: 7.7% Household services, 2012: 24.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 24.4% Goods related, 2012: 35.8% Mining, 2007: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2007: 6.7% Business services, 2007: 7.3% Household services, 2007: 23.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 28.9% Goods related, 2007: 33.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Mid Murray Council area201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related73730.287135.888733.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing64726.559424.477028.9
Household services61725.359424.463023.7
Business services24610.11887.71947.3
Public administration and safety1958.01797.31796.7
Mining10.060.310.0

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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