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Ballina Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 40.0% of employment in Ballina Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (37.7% in 2009)

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, 2019: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2019: 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 5.8% Business services, 2019: 12.7% Goods related, 2019: 36.2% Household services, 2019: 40.0% Mining, 2014: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2014: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 5.6% Business services, 2014: 13.2% Goods related, 2014: 34.4% Household services, 2014: 41.4% Mining, 2009: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2009: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 6.3% Business services, 2009: 12.9% Goods related, 2009: 37.9% Household services, 2009: 37.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Ballina Shire201920142009
Household services7,20140.06,74641.45,95337.7
Goods related6,50536.25,60734.45,98837.9
Business services2,27612.72,15713.22,04212.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,0365.89075.69906.3
Public administration and safety8544.78115.07875.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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