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Upper Lachlan Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 43.4% of employment in the Canberra Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (47.3% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Canberra Region 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 Canberra Region'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: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2015: 4.5% Business services, 2015: 6.2% Goods related, 2015: 20.3% Household services, 2015: 25.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 43.4% Mining, 2010: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2010: 4.8% Business services, 2010: 6.0% Goods related, 2010: 21.3% Household services, 2010: 22.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 44.9% Mining, 2005: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2005: 4.9% Business services, 2005: 5.2% Goods related, 2005: 22.0% Household services, 2005: 20.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 47.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Upper Lachlan Shire201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,08643.41,15644.91,15047.3
Household services63225.358922.950220.6
Goods related50920.354821.353622.0
Business services1566.21556.01265.2
Public administration and safety1124.51234.81204.9

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.