RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula RegionEconomic profile
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City of Whyalla

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 42.3% of employment in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (31.5% 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 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.9% Mining, 2018: 6.8% Business services, 2018: 9.5% Goods related, 2018: 36.3% Household services, 2018: 42.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.5% Mining, 2013: 6.5% Business services, 2013: 11.2% Goods related, 2013: 39.7% Household services, 2013: 37.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.9% Mining, 2008: 4.7% Business services, 2008: 10.1% Goods related, 2008: 49.1% Household services, 2008: 31.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Whyalla201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services3,18742.32,82837.22,61631.5
Goods related2,73636.33,02039.74,07849.1
Business services7139.585311.284310.1
Mining5106.84966.53904.7
Public administration and safety3724.93384.53273.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing200.3650.9590.7

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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