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Wakefield Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 37.3% of employment in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.8% 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 Mining, 2018: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.1% Business services, 2018: 5.4% Household services, 2018: 26.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 26.8% Goods related, 2018: 37.3% Mining, 2013: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2013: 6.0% Business services, 2013: 5.2% Household services, 2013: 26.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 27.2% Goods related, 2013: 35.3% Mining, 2008: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.6% Business services, 2008: 4.8% Household services, 2008: 22.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 29.9% Goods related, 2008: 36.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Wakefield Regional Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related1,16837.393635.397736.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing84026.872227.279229.9
Household services82726.469826.360722.9
Business services1685.41395.21284.8
Public administration and safety1294.11606.01495.6
Mining00.000.000.0

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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