Burdekin Shire

Industry composition

In 2022, the Goods related sector accounted for 34.1% of employment in Burdekin Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (37.1% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Burdekin Shire Council 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 Burdekin 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.

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Employment composition
Burdekin Shire202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,10925.81,78222.02,05124.1
Goods related2,78134.12,90835.93,15537.1
Household services2,23027.32,32228.62,22926.2
Business services6467.96908.56667.8
Public administration and safety3574.43844.73774.4
Total Industries8,165100.08,107100.08,503100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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Burdekin Shire Council

economic profile