City of Salisbury

Industry composition

In 2021, the Goods related sector accounted for 47.6% of employment in City of Salisbury. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (50.9% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of 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 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
City of Salisbury202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7991.56321.23840.8
Goods related25,68247.625,21848.625,77350.9
Household services15,07927.914,19727.412,62124.9
Business services5,2769.85,0549.75,35610.6
Public administration and safety6,72412.56,51312.56,41012.6
Total Industries53,954100.051,905100.050,677100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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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City of Salisbury

economic profile