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RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 34.6% of employment in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (40.2% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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 Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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: 4.2% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.9% Business services, 2018: 7.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 15.0% Household services, 2018: 33.4% Goods related, 2018: 34.6% Mining, 2013: 3.9% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.3% Business services, 2013: 8.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 14.8% Household services, 2013: 30.2% Goods related, 2013: 38.1% Mining, 2008: 3.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.1% Business services, 2008: 8.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 15.9% Household services, 2008: 28.1% Goods related, 2008: 40.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related8,90234.69,94538.110,35240.2
Household services8,60933.47,87330.27,22928.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,86215.03,84814.84,08415.9
Business services2,0417.92,2728.72,2328.7
Public administration and safety1,2624.91,1114.31,0544.1
Mining1,0894.21,0253.97873.1

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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