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Ballina Shire

Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 41.9% of employment in Ballina Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (33.3% 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, 2017: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 5.7% Business services, 2017: 14.5% Goods related, 2017: 32.7% Household services, 2017: 41.9% Mining, 2012: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2012: 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 6.6% Business services, 2012: 13.5% Goods related, 2012: 36.4% Household services, 2012: 38.3% Mining, 2007: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2007: 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 10.8% Business services, 2007: 13.1% Goods related, 2007: 37.9% Household services, 2007: 33.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Ballina Shire201720122007
Household services7,06841.96,28938.35,22033.3
Goods related5,51332.75,97436.45,95037.9
Business services2,44914.52,22113.52,04713.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing9555.71,0836.61,68710.8
Public administration and safety7804.67964.87504.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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