Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

Industry composition

In 2023, the Household services sector accounted for 38.9% of employment in Shire of Augusta-Margaret River. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.2% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Shire of Augusta-Margaret River 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 Shire of Augusta-Margaret River'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.

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Employment composition
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing87110.679411.470512.3
Goods related2,81234.22,57237.02,25239.4
Household services3,19738.92,49335.91,84032.2
Business services1,00512.286512.571412.5
Public administration and safety2653.21912.81743.0
Total Industries8,220100.06,941100.05,719100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more.

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Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

economic profile