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Balonne Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 33.3% of employment in the Balonne Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (39.1% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the Balonne 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 the Balonne 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: 0.4% Business services, 2019: 5.3% Public administration and safety, 2019: 5.3% Goods related, 2019: 27.4% Household services, 2019: 28.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 33.3% Mining, 2014: 0.4% Business services, 2014: 5.6% Public administration and safety, 2014: 7.0% Goods related, 2014: 28.9% Household services, 2014: 25.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 33.2% Mining, 2009: 0.2% Business services, 2009: 6.1% Public administration and safety, 2009: 5.3% Goods related, 2009: 26.1% Household services, 2009: 23.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 39.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Balonne Shire201920142009
Agriculture, forestry and fishing79133.384333.21,03539.1
Household services67128.263525.061423.2
Goods related65327.473428.969226.1
Public administration and safety1275.31777.01415.3
Business services1275.31425.61616.1

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