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Armidale Regional Council

Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 43.4% of employment in the Armidale Regional Council. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.5% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Armidale Regional Council 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 Armidale Regional Council'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 Public administration and safety, 2015: 7.3% Business services, 2015: 15.2% Household services, 2015: 43.4% Goods related, 2015: 29.6% Mining, 2015: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 3.9% Public administration and safety, 2010: 4.7% Business services, 2010: 13.2% Household services, 2010: 46.5% Goods related, 2010: 28.4% Mining, 2010: 0.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 6.5% Public administration and safety, 2005: 5.2% Business services, 2005: 13.6% Household services, 2005: 46.5% Goods related, 2005: 28.9% Mining, 2005: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 5.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Employment composition
Armidale Regional Council201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4723.97786.56235.5
Goods related3,58429.63,42528.43,28828.9
Household services5,26343.45,60546.55,29046.5
Business services1,84715.21,59013.21,54513.6
Public administration and safety8877.35724.75865.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2013-14 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.