Charters Towers Regional Council

Industry composition

In 2023, the Household services sector accounted for 30.9% of employment in Charters Towers Regional Council. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (32.5% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Charters Towers 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 Charters Towers Regional Council'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
Charters Towers Regional Council202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5368.755511.655010.3
Goods related1,37522.41,21825.41,62830.4
Household services1,89630.91,79937.51,74332.5
Business services3195.23447.23897.3
Public administration and safety4367.13457.23546.6
Total Industries6,137100.04,801100.05,361100.0

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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Charters Towers Regional Council

economic profile