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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 42.0% 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 Public administration and safety, 2019: 2.8% Business services, 2019: 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 10.1% Mining, 2019: 12.7% Household services, 2019: 26.3% Goods related, 2019: 42.0% Public administration and safety, 2014: 2.5% Business services, 2014: 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 9.4% Mining, 2014: 14.1% Household services, 2014: 26.9% Goods related, 2014: 41.0% Public administration and safety, 2009: 2.9% Business services, 2009: 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 11.6% Mining, 2009: 8.6% Household services, 2009: 26.9% Goods related, 2009: 43.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Waratah-Wynyard Council area201920142009
Goods related1,86842.01,84241.01,88543.9
Household services1,17026.31,20726.91,15326.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing44910.14229.449811.6
Business services2696.02716.02636.1
Public administration and safety1262.81142.51252.9

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