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Cardinia Shire

Industry composition

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In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 44.3% of employment in Cardinia Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (53.0% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Cardinia 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 Cardinia 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, 2017: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2017: 2.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 5.6% Business services, 2017: 11.0% Household services, 2017: 35.9% Goods related, 2017: 44.3% Mining, 2012: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2012: 2.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 8.0% Business services, 2012: 10.2% Household services, 2012: 29.2% Goods related, 2012: 48.7% Mining, 2007: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2007: 2.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 7.4% Business services, 2007: 9.8% Household services, 2007: 26.8% Goods related, 2007: 53.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Cardinia Shire201720122007
Goods related12,40144.311,84848.710,40153.0
Household services10,03735.97,10829.25,24726.8
Business services3,07411.02,47810.21,9249.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,5665.61,9388.01,4517.4
Public administration and safety7012.56262.64142.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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