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Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 32.7% of employment in the Cassowary Coast. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (38.9% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Cassowary Coast 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 the Cassowary Coast'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, 2018: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2018: 5.5% Business services, 2018: 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 22.5% Household services, 2018: 29.8% Goods related, 2018: 32.7% Mining, 2013: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2013: 5.3% Business services, 2013: 8.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 19.2% Household services, 2013: 28.9% Goods related, 2013: 37.0% Mining, 2008: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.9% Business services, 2008: 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 18.1% Household services, 2008: 28.1% Goods related, 2008: 38.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Cassowary Coast201820132008
Goods related4,54332.75,12137.05,43638.9
Household services4,14829.83,99228.93,92728.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,12922.52,65119.22,52518.1
Business services1,2038.61,2028.71,2048.6
Public administration and safety7645.57285.38225.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

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