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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 39.0% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (43.5% in 2008)

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, 2018: 2.6% Business services, 2018: 6.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 11.1% Mining, 2018: 13.7% Household services, 2018: 27.1% Goods related, 2018: 39.0% Public administration and safety, 2013: 2.4% Business services, 2013: 5.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 9.1% Mining, 2013: 15.6% Household services, 2013: 26.4% Goods related, 2013: 40.8% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.2% Business services, 2008: 6.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 11.4% Mining, 2008: 7.5% Household services, 2008: 28.1% Goods related, 2008: 43.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Waratah-Wynyard Council area201820132008
Goods related1,80939.01,85540.81,75543.5
Household services1,25827.11,20126.41,13428.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing51511.14129.146011.4
Business services3036.52635.82536.3
Public administration and safety1222.61102.41293.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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