RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.2% of employment in Port Pirie Regional Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.8% 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.

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 Port Pirie Regional Council area'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.

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Employment composition
Port Pirie Regional Council area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2924.03414.93785.5
Goods related3,15043.23,12944.73,07644.8
Household services2,90939.92,56236.62,39534.9
Business services4976.85547.96038.8
Public administration and safety3795.23595.13495.1
Total Industries7,286100.07,003100.06,860100.0

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