RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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Mid North Region

Industry composition

In 2020, the Goods related sector accounted for 36.1% of employment in Mid North Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (36.8% 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 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.

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Employment composition
Mid North Region202020152010
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,19523.22,43126.82,17824.8
Mining640.7410.4370.4
Goods related3,42236.13,12934.53,23536.8
Household services2,63527.82,50127.62,34826.7
Business services8489.06587.36537.4
Public administration and safety3043.22993.33473.9
Total Industries9,469100.09,059100.08,797100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). 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