National economic indicators series

The National Economic Indicators Series is a set of key economic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn from National Economics (NIEIR) modeling and other relevant data sources and is updated annually.

The indicators provide a snapshot of each local economy at a point in time, showing how it contributes to the broader State economy and how it is performing in relation to other areas.

Please note that the Local Government Areas listed here relate to boundaries which were current at June 2016, just prior to the 2016 Census, and used in the Census. Any changes since that time will not be reflected. As a consequence, the figures may not match exactly those used in other .id sites, which have been adjusted to reflect post-Census changes.

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National economic indicators for local government areas, 2017/2018
Rank Local Govt. Area Gross Regional Product (GRP)(1) Local jobs(1) Worker productivity(1) (GRP/worker) Unemploy- ment(2) Businesses 2017(3) Population (ERP) 2017(4) Building approvals(5)
$m State % Number State % $ Rate Number State % Number State % $000 State %
1 Adelaide 18,445 u 18.62% u 139,242 u 17.28% u 132,466 u 6.53% d 15,425 u 10.77% u 24,193 u 1.41% d 1,392,006 u 25.58% u
1 Adelaide Hills 1,488 u 1.50% d 11,634 u 1.44% u 127,903 d 3.08% d 4,049 u 2.83% u 39,652 u 2.31% d 71,016 u 1.31% u
1 Alexandrina 1,002 u 1.01% d 7,542 u 0.94% u 132,919 d 3.82% d 2,163 u 1.51% u 26,792 u 1.56% d 73,451 d 1.35% u
1 Anangu Pitjantjatjara 94 u 0.09% u 925 u 0.11% u 102,307 u 20.53% d 6 s 0.00% u 2,523 u 0.15% d 4,406 u 0.08% u
1 Barossa 1,542 u 1.56% u 12,217 u 1.52% u 126,242 u 3.12% d 2,271 u 1.59% u 24,482 u 1.43% d 64,198 u 1.18% u
1 Barunga West 133 u 0.13% u 856 u 0.11% u 156,359 d 6.04% d 226 d 0.16% u 2,568 d 0.15% d 5,799 u 0.11% u
1 Berri and Barmera 585 u 0.59% u 5,170 u 0.64% u 113,237 u 6.15% d 1,075 u 0.75% u 10,841 u 0.63% d 56,841 u 1.04% u
1 Burnside 2,720 u 2.75% u 19,670 u 2.44% u 138,277 u 2.35% d 6,887 u 4.81% u 45,491 u 2.66% d 135,709 u 2.49% u
1 Campbelltown 1,473 u 1.49% u 11,036 u 1.37% u 133,487 u 4.94% d 3,479 u 2.43% u 51,165 u 2.99% d 222,104 u 4.08% u
1 Ceduna 202 u 0.20% u 1,729 d 0.21% d 117,126 u 6.24% u 404 u 0.28% u 3,549 d 0.21% d 6,543 u 0.12% u
1 Charles Sturt 5,552 u 5.60% u 47,635 u 5.91% u 116,557 u 6.00% d 8,609 u 6.01% u 116,009 u 6.77% d 468,854 u 8.62% u
1 Clare and Gilbert Valleys 588 d 0.59% d 4,897 u 0.61% u 120,061 d 4.16% d 1,329 d 0.93% u 9,317 u 0.54% d 21,992 u 0.40% u
1 Cleve 139 u 0.14% u 1,051 u 0.13% u 132,903 u 1.77% d 294 u 0.21% u 1,820 u 0.11% d 3,842 u 0.07% u
1 Coober Pedy 84 u 0.08% u 794 u 0.10% u 105,781 u 11.59% u 140 d 0.10% u 1,837 u 0.11% d 221 d 0.00% u
1 Copper Coast 552 u 0.56% u 5,207 u 0.65% u 106,008 d 9.83% d 965 d 0.67% u 14,652 u 0.86% d 58,889 u 1.08% u
1 Elliston 69 u 0.07% u 518 d 0.06% d 134,568 u 2.39% u 191 d 0.13% u 1,054 d 0.06% d 1,185 d 0.02% u
1 Flinders Ranges 60 u 0.06% u 550 u 0.07% u 110,659 u 4.03% d 121 u 0.08% u 1,689 d 0.10% d 3,103 d 0.06% u
1 Franklin Harbour 68 u 0.07% u 549 u 0.07% u 124,437 u 1.69% d 160 u 0.11% u 1,322 d 0.08% d 336 d 0.01% u
1 Gawler 756 u 0.76% u 7,482 u 0.93% u 101,083 u 5.99% d 1,276 d 0.89% u 23,702 u 1.38% d 60,164 d 1.11% u
1 Goyder 191 u 0.19% u 1,590 u 0.20% u 120,421 u 6.28% d 578 u 0.40% u 4,240 s 0.25% d 4,287 u 0.08% u
1 Grant 498 u 0.50% u 2,855 u 0.35% u 174,735 u 2.85% d 814 u 0.57% u 8,483 u 0.50% d 44,319 u 0.81% u
1 Holdfast Bay 1,740 u 1.76% u 14,755 u 1.83% u 117,972 u 3.31% d 3,375 u 2.36% u 36,671 u 2.14% d 174,232 u 3.20% u
1 Kangaroo Island 248 u 0.25% u 2,421 u 0.30% u 102,704 u 2.94% d 711 u 0.50% u 4,877 u 0.28% d 15,667 u 0.29% u
1 Karoonda East Murray 60 s 0.06% d 541 d 0.07% d 110,975 u 2.74% d 184 u 0.13% u 1,126 u 0.07% d 1,346 u 0.02% u
1 Kimba 75 d 0.08% d 549 d 0.07% d 137,863 d 1.71% d 189 u 0.13% u 1,074 d 0.06% d 1,426 u 0.03% u
1 Kingston 149 u 0.15% u 1,128 u 0.14% u 132,847 u 1.90% d 348 u 0.24% u 2,406 d 0.14% d 8,429 u 0.15% u
1 Light 792 u 0.80% u 5,736 u 0.71% u 138,187 u 3.55% d 1,326 u 0.93% u 15,219 u 0.89% d 37,161 d 0.68% u
1 Lower Eyre Peninsula 237 u 0.24% u 1,848 d 0.23% d 128,227 u 2.81% d 544 u 0.38% u 5,721 u 0.33% d 16,898 d 0.31% u
1 Loxton Waikerie 627 u 0.63% u 5,313 u 0.66% u 118,116 d 3.80% d 1,277 d 0.89% u 11,745 u 0.69% d 23,582 d 0.43% u
1 Mallala 323 u 0.33% u 2,242 u 0.28% u 144,482 u 4.37% d 718 u 0.50% u 8,983 u 0.52% d 77,748 u 1.43% u
1 Maralinga Tjarutja --- d 0.00% d 1 d 0.00% d 536,333 u 14.29% d --- s 0.00% u 61 d 0.00% d --- s 0.00% u
1 Marion 3,514 u 3.55% u 25,548 u 3.17% u 137,554 u 5.69% d 4,721 u 3.30% u 91,391 u 5.34% d 301,064 u 5.53% u
1 Mid Murray 334 u 0.34% u 2,493 u 0.31% u 134,020 u 4.62% d 748 d 0.52% u 8,884 u 0.52% d 29,984 u 0.55% u
1 Mitcham 3,546 u 3.58% u 32,526 u 4.04% u 109,023 d 2.90% d 5,009 u 3.50% u 66,834 u 3.90% d 191,579 d 3.52% u
1 Mount Barker 1,504 u 1.52% u 12,669 u 1.57% u 118,755 d 5.53% d 2,858 u 2.00% u 34,727 u 2.03% d 225,817 u 4.15% u
1 Mount Gambier 1,484 u 1.50% u 13,991 u 1.74% u 106,108 u 4.30% d 2,135 d 1.49% u 27,036 d 1.58% d 57,785 u 1.06% u
1 Mount Remarkable 138 u 0.14% u 990 u 0.12% u 140,001 u 6.88% d 338 d 0.24% u 2,902 d 0.17% d 3,414 d 0.06% u
1 Murray Bridge 1,196 u 1.21% u 10,546 u 1.31% u 113,417 u 6.02% d 1,345 u 0.94% u 21,836 u 1.27% d 91,549 d 1.68% u
1 Naracoorte and Lucindale 554 u 0.56% u 4,748 u 0.59% u 116,735 u 2.41% d 1,368 u 0.96% u 8,552 u 0.50% d 14,028 d 0.26% u
1 Northern Areas 278 u 0.28% u 2,042 u 0.25% u 136,433 u 3.72% d 650 d 0.45% u 4,607 d 0.27% d 9,028 u 0.17% u
1 Norwood Payneham St Peters 3,175 u 3.20% d 26,676 u 3.31% u 119,054 u 4.37% d 6,212 u 4.34% u 36,553 u 2.13% d 223,697 d 4.11% u
1 Onkaparinga 4,934 u 4.98% u 44,656 u 5.54% u 110,502 d 8.29% d 8,946 u 6.25% u 170,404 u 9.95% d 370,041 u 6.80% u
1 Orroroo/Carrieton 46 u 0.05% u 412 d 0.05% d 112,457 u 6.67% d 152 d 0.11% u 896 d 0.05% d 384 u 0.01% u
1 Peterborough 53 u 0.05% u 567 d 0.07% u 95,029 u 6.90% d 191 d 0.13% u 1,721 u 0.10% d 609 d 0.01% u
1 Playford 2,741 u 2.77% d 26,975 u 3.35% u 101,635 u 13.00% d 3,170 u 2.21% u 92,066 u 5.38% d 222,161 u 4.08% u
1 Port Adelaide Enfield 9,343 u 9.43% u 77,414 u 9.61% u 120,689 u 7.78% d 8,437 u 5.89% u 124,818 u 7.29% d 660,952 u 12.15% u
1 Port Augusta 786 u 0.79% u 6,637 u 0.82% u 118,490 u 8.56% d 615 u 0.43% u 14,267 d 0.83% d 25,673 d 0.47% u
1 Port Lincoln 754 u 0.76% u 7,799 u 0.97% u 96,767 u 4.25% d 1,710 u 1.19% u 14,592 u 0.85% d 28,482 u 0.52% u
1 Port Pirie City and Dists 727 u 0.73% d 7,909 u 0.98% u 91,980 d 11.34% d 973 u 0.68% u 17,718 d 1.03% d 26,512 d 0.49% u
1 Prospect 821 u 0.83% u 6,360 u 0.79% u 129,147 u 4.02% d 1,874 u 1.31% u 21,166 u 1.24% d 98,403 u 1.81% u
1 Renmark Paringa 501 u 0.51% u 4,449 u 0.55% u 112,643 u 5.12% d 913 d 0.64% u 9,850 u 0.58% d 20,993 u 0.39% u
1 Robe 97 u 0.10% u 772 d 0.10% u 126,109 u 1.98% d 240 u 0.17% u 1,422 u 0.08% d 9,238 u 0.17% u
1 Roxby Downs 436 d 0.44% d 2,330 d 0.29% d 187,136 d 1.06% u 68 d 0.05% u 4,010 d 0.23% d 8,793 u 0.16% u
1 Salisbury 6,489 u 6.55% d 53,717 u 6.67% u 120,804 d 7.93% d 6,815 u 4.76% u 141,484 u 8.26% d 210,869 d 3.88% u
1 Southern Mallee 140 u 0.14% u 1,114 u 0.14% u 125,749 u 2.60% d 392 u 0.27% u 2,070 u 0.12% d 5,369 u 0.10% u
1 Streaky Bay 117 u 0.12% u 1,055 u 0.13% u 111,716 u 5.06% d 335 u 0.23% u 2,181 u 0.13% d 4,984 d 0.09% u
1 Tatiara 410 u 0.41% u 3,862 u 0.48% u 106,334 u 1.60% d 1,087 d 0.76% u 6,773 d 0.40% d 9,514 u 0.17% u
1 Tea Tree Gully 2,747 u 2.77% u 25,274 u 3.14% u 108,688 u 3.40% d 5,149 u 3.60% u 99,405 u 5.80% d 475,331 u 8.74% u
1 The Coorong 303 u 0.31% u 2,377 u 0.30% u 127,653 u 4.58% d 731 d 0.51% u 5,479 d 0.32% d 37,742 u 0.69% u
1 Tumby Bay 143 u 0.14% u 1,087 u 0.13% u 131,720 u 2.35% u 331 u 0.23% u 2,688 u 0.16% d 4,115 d 0.08% u
1 Unincorporated SA 1,908 d 1.93% d 7,598 u 0.94% u 251,161 d 4.21% d 385 d 0.27% u 3,522 d 0.21% d 54,345 u 1.00% u
1 Unley 3,036 u 3.06% u 22,655 u 2.81% u 134,047 u 2.96% d 5,807 d 4.06% u 39,083 u 2.28% d 84,383 d 1.55% u
1 Victor Harbor 606 u 0.61% u 5,286 u 0.66% u 114,720 u 5.23% d 961 d 0.67% u 15,113 u 0.88% d 76,778 u 1.41% u
1 Wakefield 378 u 0.38% u 3,132 u 0.39% u 120,970 u 6.02% d 852 d 0.60% u 6,919 d 0.40% d 19,356 d 0.36% u
1 Walkerville 358 u 0.36% d 2,583 u 0.32% u 138,869 d 3.56% d 898 u 0.63% u 7,859 u 0.46% d 29,897 d 0.55% u
1 Wattle Range 686 u 0.69% u 5,173 u 0.64% u 132,697 u 3.68% d 1,418 s 0.99% u 12,026 u 0.70% d 14,826 d 0.27% u
1 West Torrens 7,044 u 7.11% u 54,302 u 6.74% u 129,737 u 4.71% d 5,507 u 3.85% u 59,550 u 3.48% d 356,520 u 6.55% u
1 Whyalla 764 d 0.77% d 7,536 d 0.94% d 101,435 d 8.35% d 743 d 0.52% u 22,007 d 1.28% d 14,230 d 0.26% u
1 Wudinna 109 u 0.11% d 775 d 0.10% d 141,193 u 2.29% u 264 d 0.18% u 1,292 u 0.08% d 87 d 0.00% u
1 Yankalilla 226 u 0.23% u 1,657 u 0.21% u 136,846 u 3.99% d 544 d 0.38% u 5,401 u 0.32% d 25,893 d 0.48% u
1 Yorke Peninsula 562 d 0.57% d 4,255 d 0.53% u 132,161 d 6.17% d 1,312 d 0.92% u 11,303 u 0.66% d 18,358 d 0.34% u
Total State 99,070 100.00% 805,713 100.00% 122,959 485.14% 143,178 100.00% 1,712,843 100.00% 5,441,478 100.00%

Sources:
1National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR)©, 2016.
2Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December Quarter 2017.
3Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2017.
4Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016/17 .
5Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals.
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