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Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 55.7% of employment in the Cumberland Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (65.7% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Cumberland Council area 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 area'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 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.3% Mining, 2018: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2018: 3.6% Business services, 2018: 11.6% Household services, 2018: 28.3% Goods related, 2018: 55.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.2% Mining, 2013: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.5% Business services, 2013: 10.8% Household services, 2013: 25.0% Goods related, 2013: 60.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.1% Mining, 2008: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.1% Business services, 2008: 8.9% Household services, 2008: 22.1% Goods related, 2008: 65.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Cumberland Council area201820132008
Goods related48,21955.748,19260.553,46565.7
Household services24,52828.319,89125.017,97722.1
Business services10,08011.68,57410.87,2348.9
Public administration and safety3,1583.62,7793.52,5313.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2620.31680.21110.1

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