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Cradle Coast Region

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 40.0% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.6% 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, 2017: 3.9% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 8.4% Business services, 2017: 9.7% Household services, 2017: 33.1% Goods related, 2017: 40.0% Mining, 2012: 4.8% Public administration and safety, 2012: 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 7.2% Business services, 2012: 9.8% Household services, 2012: 30.0% Goods related, 2012: 42.8% Mining, 2007: 2.8% Public administration and safety, 2007: 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 8.5% Business services, 2007: 9.8% Household services, 2007: 29.0% Goods related, 2007: 44.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Cradle Coast Region201720122007
Goods related19,77540.021,41542.821,62344.6
Household services16,40033.115,04030.014,04229.0
Business services4,8249.74,9059.84,7659.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,1618.43,6167.24,1008.5
Public administration and safety2,3904.82,7155.42,6245.4

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