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Cardinia Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 46.4% of employment in Cardinia Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (48.2% in 2005)

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, 2015: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2015: 3.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 6.7% Business services, 2015: 11.6% Household services, 2015: 32.0% Goods related, 2015: 46.4% Mining, 2010: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2010: 2.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 7.1% Business services, 2010: 11.1% Household services, 2010: 31.4% Goods related, 2010: 47.0% Mining, 2005: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2005: 2.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 9.2% Business services, 2005: 10.9% Household services, 2005: 29.0% Goods related, 2005: 48.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Employment composition
Cardinia Shire201520102005
Goods related12,02946.49,52647.08,10448.2
Household services8,29232.06,36031.44,87729.0
Business services3,00711.62,25711.11,83010.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,7276.71,4447.11,5409.2
Public administration and safety7843.05712.83762.2

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

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.