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Southern Mallee District Council

Industry composition

In 2018, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 47.7% of employment in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (46.8% 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: 4.0% Business services, 2018: 5.8% Goods related, 2018: 20.8% Household services, 2018: 21.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 47.7% Mining, 2013: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.2% Business services, 2013: 6.4% Goods related, 2013: 24.1% Household services, 2013: 25.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 40.5% Mining, 2008: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.1% Business services, 2008: 5.3% Goods related, 2008: 22.3% Household services, 2008: 22.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 46.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Southern Mallee District Council201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing53247.746540.558746.8
Household services24221.729625.828222.5
Goods related23220.827624.128122.3
Business services645.8736.4675.3
Public administration and safety444.0363.2393.1
Mining00.000.000.0

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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