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Ballina Shire

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 43.3% of employment in Ballina Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.4% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Ballina 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 Ballina 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 Mining, 2018: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 5.3% Business services, 2018: 13.4% Goods related, 2018: 32.6% Household services, 2018: 43.3% Mining, 2013: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2013: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 5.7% Business services, 2013: 13.4% Goods related, 2013: 35.2% Household services, 2013: 40.3% Mining, 2008: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 8.1% Business services, 2008: 13.1% Goods related, 2008: 38.2% Household services, 2008: 35.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Ballina Shire201820132008
Household services7,63743.36,58740.35,72335.4
Goods related5,73832.65,74535.26,18238.2
Business services2,35913.42,18113.42,11613.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing9425.39315.71,3098.1
Public administration and safety8364.78195.08045.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 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