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Gladstone Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 50.2% of employment in Gladstone Regional Council. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (54.8% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Gladstone Regional 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 Gladstone Regional 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 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 1.9% Mining, 2019: 3.3% Public administration and safety, 2019: 4.5% Business services, 2019: 13.6% Household services, 2019: 26.5% Goods related, 2019: 50.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 1.4% Mining, 2014: 2.8% Public administration and safety, 2014: 3.3% Business services, 2014: 10.6% Household services, 2014: 20.1% Goods related, 2014: 61.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 2.1% Mining, 2009: 2.1% Public administration and safety, 2009: 4.1% Business services, 2009: 13.1% Household services, 2009: 23.8% Goods related, 2009: 54.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Gladstone Regional Council area201920142009
Goods related14,59750.220,40761.715,91854.8
Household services7,70226.56,66620.16,91023.8
Business services3,94113.63,51210.63,79413.1
Public administration and safety1,3024.51,1063.31,1834.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5661.94721.46052.1

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