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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 39.1% of employment in the FNQROC. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.4% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of the FNQROC 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 FNQROC'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, 2018: 1.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 7.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 7.3% Business services, 2018: 11.9% Goods related, 2018: 33.2% Household services, 2018: 39.1% Mining, 2013: 1.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 7.0% Public administration and safety, 2013: 7.5% Business services, 2013: 12.2% Goods related, 2013: 35.3% Household services, 2013: 36.4% Mining, 2008: 1.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 6.8% Public administration and safety, 2008: 7.6% Business services, 2008: 12.1% Goods related, 2008: 39.9% Household services, 2008: 32.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Household services52,70339.145,44836.440,44432.4
Goods related44,72833.244,02135.349,88339.9
Business services16,05111.915,20812.215,17412.1
Public administration and safety9,8567.39,3637.59,5087.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing9,4037.08,7137.08,5366.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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