RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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Yorke Peninsula Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 33.5% of employment in Yorke Peninsula Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (29.1% 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 Yorke Peninsula 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
Yorke Peninsula Council area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,07525.71,23429.11,28229.3
Mining751.81212.9821.9
Goods related1,12626.91,15127.21,30729.9
Household services1,40133.51,25729.71,27529.1
Business services3227.73137.42746.3
Public administration and safety1824.41563.71543.5
Total Industries4,182100.04,232100.04,374100.0

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