RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 35.8% of employment in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (37.0% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of RDA Yorke and Mid North 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.

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  • How much of RDA Yorke and Mid North 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?

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Employment composition
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5,18416.95,65419.36,01220.5
Mining2690.92941.02250.8
Goods related11,02035.810,45435.610,87937.0
Household services10,51534.29,41132.08,78029.9
Business services2,3887.82,3177.92,2617.7
Public administration and safety1,3634.41,2414.21,2104.1
Total Industries30,740100.029,370100.029,367100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile