Livingstone Shire

economic profile

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Livingstone Shire Council area

Industry composition

In 2020, the Goods related sector accounted for 34.1% of employment in Livingstone Shire Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (42.2% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Livingstone Shire 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 Livingstone Shire 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.

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Employment composition
Livingstone Shire Council area202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,73215.06486.56397.0
Mining2642.32292.31301.4
Goods related3,93734.13,44734.63,85242.2
Household services3,85333.43,90339.23,02733.2
Business services9938.61,06010.797410.7
Public administration and safety7696.76626.75035.5
Total Industries11,548100.09,950100.09,125100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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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Livingstone Shire

economic profile