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Barunga West Council

Industry composition

In 2018, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 41.3% of employment in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (40.8% in 2007)

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 the 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?

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 Public administration and safety, 2018: 2.1% Mining, 2018: 3.1% Business services, 2018: 5.2% Goods related, 2018: 18.5% Household services, 2018: 29.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 41.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.0% Mining, 2013: 3.0% Business services, 2013: 3.6% Goods related, 2013: 19.5% Household services, 2013: 32.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 38.9% Public administration and safety, 2008: 2.5% Mining, 2008: 1.8% Business services, 2008: 3.3% Goods related, 2008: 21.9% Household services, 2008: 29.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 40.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Barunga West Council201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing35441.330638.932440.8
Household services25629.925232.023629.7
Goods related15818.515319.517421.9
Business services445.2293.6263.3
Mining273.1243.0141.8
Public administration and safety182.1233.0202.5

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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