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Murweh Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.1% of employment in the Murweh Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.5% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Murweh Shire 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 Murweh Shire'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: 10.0% Business services, 2015: 7.0% Household services, 2015: 29.2% Goods related, 2015: 38.1% Mining, 2015: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 15.7% Public administration and safety, 2010: 10.4% Business services, 2010: 6.7% Household services, 2010: 28.4% Goods related, 2010: 37.3% Mining, 2010: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 17.3% Public administration and safety, 2005: 9.2% Business services, 2005: 7.5% Household services, 2005: 27.7% Goods related, 2005: 35.5% Mining, 2005: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 19.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Murweh Shire201520102005
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing40115.743717.351219.9
Mining00.000.030.1
Goods related97538.194337.391235.5
Household services74629.271928.471227.7
Business services1787.01696.71937.5
Public administration and safety25610.026310.42379.2

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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