Cassowary Coast

Industry composition

In 2023, the Goods related sector accounted for 32.9% of employment in Cassowary Coast. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (39.7% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Cassowary Coast Regional 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 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.

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Employment composition
Cassowary Coast202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,57619.52,90722.32,71019.1
Goods related4,33732.94,17732.05,62639.7
Household services4,27332.43,94830.23,90527.5
Business services1,2599.51,1739.01,1298.0
Public administration and safety6895.27415.77295.1
Total Industries13,197100.013,054100.014,181100.0

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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Cassowary Coast Regional Council

economic profile