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Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 48.8% of employment in the City of Salisbury. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (51.6% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the City of Salisbury 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 the City of Salisbury'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, 2019: 0.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 1.2% Business services, 2019: 9.4% Public administration and safety, 2019: 13.0% Household services, 2019: 27.1% Goods related, 2019: 48.8% Mining, 2014: 0.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 1.1% Business services, 2014: 10.0% Public administration and safety, 2014: 12.8% Household services, 2014: 26.8% Goods related, 2014: 48.5% Mining, 2009: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 0.8% Business services, 2009: 10.6% Public administration and safety, 2009: 12.3% Household services, 2009: 24.5% Goods related, 2009: 51.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
City of Salisbury201920142009
Goods related26,45148.824,38948.525,24851.6
Household services14,70327.113,49926.811,97724.5
Public administration and safety7,04213.06,45012.86,00712.3
Business services5,0929.45,02110.05,21510.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6741.25581.13940.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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