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Murchison Area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.2% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (39.3% 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: 3.1% Business services, 2019: 6.2% Mining, 2019: 13.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 14.7% Household services, 2019: 23.8% Goods related, 2019: 38.2% Public administration and safety, 2014: 3.1% Business services, 2014: 6.1% Mining, 2014: 17.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 13.6% Household services, 2014: 23.4% Goods related, 2014: 36.7% Public administration and safety, 2009: 3.3% Business services, 2009: 6.4% Mining, 2009: 12.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 16.4% Household services, 2009: 22.5% Goods related, 2009: 39.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Murchison Area201920142009
Goods related4,50638.24,50336.74,92839.3
Household services2,81023.82,86823.42,82022.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,73714.71,67113.62,06216.4
Business services7346.27496.18016.4
Public administration and safety3683.13763.14113.3

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