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Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 58.9% of employment in the Cumberland Council. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (64.5% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the Cumberland Council 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 Cumberland Council'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: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2019: 3.6% Business services, 2019: 10.9% Household services, 2019: 25.9% Goods related, 2019: 58.9% Mining, 2014: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2014: 3.6% Business services, 2014: 11.0% Household services, 2014: 26.0% Goods related, 2014: 59.2% Mining, 2009: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2009: 3.3% Business services, 2009: 9.2% Household services, 2009: 22.8% Goods related, 2009: 64.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Cumberland Council area201920142009
Goods related53,91458.947,10759.251,24164.5
Household services23,75425.920,66826.018,12222.8
Business services10,02710.98,73311.07,3419.2
Public administration and safety3,2603.62,8463.62,6343.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3210.41770.21130.1

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