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Yass Valley Council area

Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 32.3% of employment in the Canberra Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (30.7% 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: 5.2% Business services, 2015: 10.2% Household services, 2015: 32.3% Goods related, 2015: 30.5% Mining, 2015: 0.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 21.3% Public administration and safety, 2010: 5.1% Business services, 2010: 9.6% Household services, 2010: 32.4% Goods related, 2010: 35.1% Mining, 2010: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 17.4% Public administration and safety, 2005: 4.6% Business services, 2005: 9.4% Household services, 2005: 30.7% Goods related, 2005: 34.9% Mining, 2005: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 20.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Yass Valley Council area201520102005
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing98421.377817.487720.3
Mining210.5140.380.2
Goods related1,41330.51,56935.11,51134.9
Household services1,49532.31,44632.41,33030.7
Business services47110.24309.64079.4
Public administration and safety2425.22295.11984.6

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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