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Cradle Coast Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 40.4% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.5% in 2007)

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, 2018: 4.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 8.1% Business services, 2018: 9.4% Household services, 2018: 33.2% Goods related, 2018: 40.4% Mining, 2013: 5.7% Public administration and safety, 2013: 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 7.3% Business services, 2013: 9.4% Household services, 2013: 30.2% Goods related, 2013: 42.3% Mining, 2008: 3.3% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 8.5% Business services, 2008: 9.6% Household services, 2008: 28.9% Goods related, 2008: 44.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Employment composition
Cradle Coast Region201820132008
Goods related20,49740.421,01142.322,06644.5
Household services16,88433.215,00630.214,32728.9
Business services4,7679.44,6459.44,7579.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,1268.13,6307.34,2168.5
Public administration and safety2,3384.62,5295.12,6375.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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