RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
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Southern Flinders Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 37.9% of employment in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (38.9% 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: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.9% Business services, 2018: 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 12.0% Household services, 2018: 37.6% Goods related, 2018: 37.9% Mining, 2013: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.9% Business services, 2013: 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 13.1% Household services, 2013: 34.5% Goods related, 2013: 39.1% Mining, 2008: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.7% Business services, 2008: 8.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 15.1% Household services, 2008: 32.6% Goods related, 2008: 38.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Southern Flinders Region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related4,51737.94,24439.14,17238.9
Household services4,47837.63,74934.53,49932.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,43312.01,42113.11,61515.1
Business services8597.28357.78538.0
Public administration and safety5784.95344.95064.7
Mining570.5830.8820.8

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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