MidCoast Council area

Industry composition

In 2022, the Household services sector accounted for 43.8% of employment in MidCoast Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (39.0% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of MidCoast 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 MidCoast 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
MidCoast Council area202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,0996.01,7535.51,9136.2
Mining3591.03331.06202.0
Goods related11,89033.811,41335.611,79738.0
Household services15,38643.813,41141.812,10439.0
Business services3,92711.23,83512.03,38310.9
Public administration and safety1,4764.21,3074.11,2414.0
Total Industries35,138100.032,052100.031,057100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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MidCoast Council

economic profile