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Macarthur Region

Industry composition

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In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 46.2% of employment in the Macarthur Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.3% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Macarthur Region 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 Macarthur Region'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, 2017: 1.5% Mining, 2017: 2.1% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.2% Business services, 2017: 11.2% Household services, 2017: 34.7% Goods related, 2017: 46.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 1.6% Mining, 2012: 2.9% Public administration and safety, 2012: 4.3% Business services, 2012: 10.2% Household services, 2012: 36.0% Goods related, 2012: 44.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 2.0% Mining, 2007: 2.8% Public administration and safety, 2007: 4.8% Business services, 2007: 10.5% Household services, 2007: 33.6% Goods related, 2007: 46.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Macarthur Region201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related46,48846.235,33644.933,19146.3
Household services34,92434.728,31736.024,07333.6
Business services11,26311.28,02310.27,53210.5
Public administration and safety4,2484.23,4104.33,4314.8
Mining2,0782.12,3002.91,9922.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,5241.51,2681.61,4052.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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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