Camden Council area

Industry composition

In 2023, the Goods related sector accounted for 47.7% of employment in Camden Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (50.5% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Camden 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 Camden Council area'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
Camden Council area202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6221.34871.74231.9
Goods related22,78047.714,76850.011,33950.5
Household services17,52436.79,88833.57,53733.5
Business services5,26511.03,41411.62,46211.0
Public administration and safety1,5053.28723.06783.0
Total Industries47,759100.029,520100.022,473100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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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Camden Council

economic profile