Cardinia Shire

Industry composition

In 2020, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.5% of employment in Cardinia Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.8% in 2009)

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 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
Cardinia Shire202020152010
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,8988.91,5346.21,7248.4
Goods related14,08643.510,56842.79,64546.8
Household services10,66632.98,94236.26,36230.9
Business services3,63111.22,83711.52,21210.7
Public administration and safety8302.66752.75462.7
Total Industries32,405100.024,723100.020,597100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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.

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Cardinia Shire

economic profile