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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 39.1% of employment in the Canberra Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (34.4% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Canberra 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 the Canberra 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 Public administration and safety, 2015: 10.5% Business services, 2015: 9.5% Household services, 2015: 39.1% Goods related, 2015: 35.0% Mining, 2015: 0.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 5.2% Public administration and safety, 2010: 11.5% Business services, 2010: 10.0% Household services, 2010: 36.9% Goods related, 2010: 36.6% Mining, 2010: 0.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 4.2% Public administration and safety, 2005: 11.0% Business services, 2005: 9.2% Household services, 2005: 34.4% Goods related, 2005: 39.3% Mining, 2005: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 5.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area201520102005
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6325.25114.26665.6
Mining1010.8890.7700.6
Goods related4,29035.04,48236.64,66639.3
Household services4,79539.14,52236.94,08634.4
Business services1,1639.51,22010.01,0939.2
Public administration and safety1,28610.51,41311.51,30111.0

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

Data is based on 2015-16 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.

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