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Cradle Coast Region

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.8% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.0% in 2005)

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, 2015: 3.3% Public administration and safety, 2015: 5.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 7.5% Business services, 2015: 9.7% Household services, 2015: 30.0% Goods related, 2015: 43.8% Mining, 2010: 3.7% Public administration and safety, 2010: 5.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 7.7% Business services, 2010: 9.7% Household services, 2010: 29.6% Goods related, 2010: 43.5% Mining, 2005: 2.7% Public administration and safety, 2005: 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 8.9% Business services, 2005: 10.1% Household services, 2005: 29.1% Goods related, 2005: 44.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Cradle Coast Region201520102005
Goods related22,42443.821,79643.520,08444.0
Household services15,36430.014,82929.613,28029.1
Business services4,9749.74,8609.74,58910.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,8147.53,8647.74,0828.9
Public administration and safety2,9385.72,8785.72,4075.3

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

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.