Gympie Regional CouncilEconomic profile

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Welcome to the Gympie Regional Council Economic Profile

Gympie Regional Council's Gross Regional Product is estimated at $2.02 billion, which represents 0.6% of the state's GSP (Gross State Product).

The Gympie Regional Council's economic profile presents economic information that enables you to describe the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. The information presented here is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, NIEIR. The latest data from each series is always presented in this site. industry structure and industry sector profiles use a National Accounts regional econometric model developed by National Economics (NIEIR).


What's new?


To continually improve the services we provide to our clients we are implementing new features and functionality to our products. Check out the the latest updates here.

How much is an Aluminium worker worth?


The Federal and Victorian Governments recently announced a $230 million bailout for Alcoa, a large Aluminium smelter based in the western Victorian town of Portland. Is the bailout good value for investmemt?

What’s driving change in your economy’s competitive industries?


We are often asked by local governments and regional bodies how to understand the competitive and non-competitive industries of a region. How can you identify what’s driving changes in your industries?

We’ve revamped to help you profile your local economy


Taking on board your feedback, we’ve done some work on making easier for you to navigate and use. Read more about some of the new features we have added here.

Missing millions – the problem with using Census data for employment estimates


While the Census is a fantastic resource for all aspects of population characteristics, there are quite a lot of people missing from its workforce data. So how can we accurately measure Australia's workforce?

Access demographic and economic resources for Australia and New Zealand

* Largest industry by employment