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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 37.6% of employment in the Cradle Coast Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (40.2% 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: 5.5% Mining, 2019: 7.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 9.0% Business services, 2019: 9.5% Household services, 2019: 30.5% Goods related, 2019: 37.6% Public administration and safety, 2014: 5.5% Mining, 2014: 9.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 8.2% Business services, 2014: 9.2% Household services, 2014: 29.2% Goods related, 2014: 38.2% Public administration and safety, 2009: 6.0% Mining, 2009: 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 9.6% Business services, 2009: 9.6% Household services, 2009: 27.6% Goods related, 2009: 40.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region201920142009
Goods related8,84737.69,24538.210,14840.2
Household services7,17830.57,07729.26,96827.6
Business services2,2249.52,2329.22,4199.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,1159.01,9758.22,4349.6
Public administration and safety1,2925.51,3405.51,5166.0

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