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Cradle Coast Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 41.4% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (43.9% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the Cradle Coast 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 Cradle Coast 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, 2019: 4.0% Public administration and safety, 2019: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 7.7% Business services, 2019: 9.4% Household services, 2019: 32.5% Goods related, 2019: 41.4% Mining, 2014: 5.1% Public administration and safety, 2014: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 7.5% Business services, 2014: 9.4% Household services, 2014: 30.7% Goods related, 2014: 42.3% Mining, 2009: 3.6% Public administration and safety, 2009: 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 8.9% Business services, 2009: 9.6% Household services, 2009: 28.7% Goods related, 2009: 43.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Cradle Coast Region201920142009
Goods related20,40241.420,88142.322,34043.9
Household services16,05032.515,17630.714,58728.7
Business services4,6539.44,6469.44,9079.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,7757.73,6957.54,5138.9
Public administration and safety2,4525.02,4525.02,7235.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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