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Burnie City

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 37.3% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.7% 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: 1.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 3.2% Public administration and safety, 2019: 7.9% Business services, 2019: 12.7% Goods related, 2019: 37.0% Household services, 2019: 37.3% Mining, 2014: 2.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 2.5% Public administration and safety, 2014: 8.1% Business services, 2014: 12.4% Goods related, 2014: 39.7% Household services, 2014: 35.2% Mining, 2009: 1.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 2.9% Public administration and safety, 2009: 8.7% Business services, 2009: 12.7% Goods related, 2009: 41.1% Household services, 2009: 32.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Burnie City201920142009
Household services4,36737.34,20935.24,14832.7
Goods related4,34137.04,74239.75,22041.1
Business services1,49012.71,48412.41,61812.7
Public administration and safety9257.99648.11,1048.7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3783.23042.53712.9

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