Byron Shire

Industry composition

In 2022, the Household services sector accounted for 40.1% of employment in Byron Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (39.4% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Byron 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 Byron 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
Byron Shire202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5913.06023.85844.2
Mining190.1110.1670.5
Goods related7,11436.15,15332.95,16837.1
Household services7,90740.16,44341.25,48639.4
Business services3,42917.42,98919.12,23216.0
Public administration and safety6373.24522.93922.8
Total Industries19,697100.015,650100.013,929100.0

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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Byron Shire

economic profile