Shire of Harvey

Industry composition

In 2022, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.3% of employment in Shire of Harvey. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (50.2% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Shire of Harvey 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 Shire of Harvey'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.

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Employment composition
Shire of Harvey202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7468.189811.86199.5
Goods related3,98943.33,55346.53,27750.2
Household services2,71929.52,22729.21,83328.1
Business services5496.04155.44637.1
Public administration and safety2803.02132.81983.0
Total Industries9,221100.07,637100.06,532100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 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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Shire of Harvey

economic profile