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Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 41.2% of employment in Coffs Harbour City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (38.6% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Coffs Harbour City 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 Coffs Harbour City'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, 2017: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 7.1% Business services, 2017: 12.5% Goods related, 2017: 33.2% Household services, 2017: 41.2% Mining, 2012: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2012: 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 3.8% Business services, 2012: 12.8% Goods related, 2012: 38.3% Household services, 2012: 38.3% Mining, 2007: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2007: 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 3.8% Business services, 2007: 13.6% Goods related, 2007: 38.7% Household services, 2007: 38.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Coffs Harbour City201720122007
Household services13,37641.211,92238.311,17638.6
Goods related10,79633.211,90638.311,20938.7
Business services4,07612.53,97512.83,94813.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,3217.11,1863.81,0953.8
Public administration and safety1,8345.62,0466.61,4805.1

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

Data are based on a 2015-16 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