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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 42.5% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (42.0% 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 Public administration and safety, 2015: 2.8% Business services, 2015: 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 9.6% Mining, 2015: 10.4% Household services, 2015: 28.1% Goods related, 2015: 42.5% Public administration and safety, 2010: 2.9% Business services, 2010: 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 9.9% Mining, 2010: 10.0% Household services, 2010: 28.2% Goods related, 2010: 43.0% Public administration and safety, 2005: 3.5% Business services, 2005: 7.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 12.1% Mining, 2005: 6.2% Household services, 2005: 29.3% Goods related, 2005: 42.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Waratah-Wynyard Council area201520102005
Goods related1,79542.51,82943.01,55142.0
Household services1,18828.11,20028.21,08129.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4049.64209.944612.1
Business services2796.62596.12597.0
Public administration and safety1182.81242.91283.5

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.