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Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 39.6% of employment in the SHOROC Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the SHOROC 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 SHOROC 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: 3.5% Business services, 2015: 19.3% Household services, 2015: 37.3% Goods related, 2015: 39.6% Mining, 2015: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2010: 3.6% Business services, 2010: 19.6% Household services, 2010: 34.9% Goods related, 2010: 41.6% Mining, 2010: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2005: 3.4% Business services, 2005: 19.2% Household services, 2005: 33.0% Goods related, 2005: 44.0% Mining, 2005: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 0.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
SHOROC Region201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2930.33130.33750.4
Goods related42,20139.642,99241.643,93744.0
Household services39,75337.336,10034.932,93633.0
Business services20,56819.320,28619.619,16119.2
Public administration and safety3,7413.53,6783.63,3523.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in 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.