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Gladstone Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 47.8% of employment in Gladstone Regional Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (56.9% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of Gladstone Regional 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 Gladstone Regional 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: 2.3% Mining, 2018: 2.9% Public administration and safety, 2018: 5.2% Business services, 2018: 12.7% Household services, 2018: 29.1% Goods related, 2018: 47.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 1.5% Mining, 2013: 3.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.6% Business services, 2013: 11.4% Household services, 2013: 20.3% Goods related, 2013: 59.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 2.2% Mining, 2008: 1.8% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.9% Business services, 2008: 12.1% Household services, 2008: 23.2% Goods related, 2008: 56.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Gladstone Regional Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related14,42147.820,15559.916,03556.9
Household services8,79429.16,84920.36,53023.2
Business services3,83312.73,85111.43,42412.1
Public administration and safety1,5605.21,2073.61,0923.9
Mining8882.91,1233.34971.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6992.34881.56162.2

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

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