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Greater Burnie Economic Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 39.1% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (42.1% 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 Mining, 2019: 3.5% Public administration and safety, 2019: 5.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 6.1% Business services, 2019: 10.2% Household services, 2019: 35.3% Goods related, 2019: 39.1% Mining, 2014: 3.9% Public administration and safety, 2014: 5.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 5.9% Business services, 2014: 10.1% Household services, 2014: 33.6% Goods related, 2014: 40.6% Mining, 2009: 2.6% Public administration and safety, 2009: 6.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 7.2% Business services, 2009: 10.4% Household services, 2009: 31.4% Goods related, 2009: 42.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Greater Burnie Economic Region201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related8,94639.19,22440.69,86042.1
Household services8,07535.37,62833.67,35931.4
Business services2,33610.22,28810.12,43010.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,3936.11,3445.91,6887.2
Public administration and safety1,3445.91,3385.91,5056.4
Mining7973.58973.96042.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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

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