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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 35.0% of employment in Parkes Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (29.5% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of Parkes 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 the Parkes Shire'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 Business services, 2018: 6.8% Public administration and safety, 2018: 6.9% Mining, 2018: 10.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 12.2% Goods related, 2018: 29.0% Household services, 2018: 35.0% Business services, 2013: 8.1% Public administration and safety, 2013: 7.0% Mining, 2013: 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 11.4% Goods related, 2013: 34.0% Household services, 2013: 31.2% Business services, 2008: 7.3% Public administration and safety, 2008: 6.5% Mining, 2008: 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 14.8% Goods related, 2008: 34.7% Household services, 2008: 29.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Employment composition
Parkes Shire201820132008
Household services2,25535.01,97631.21,98829.5
Goods related1,86829.02,15634.02,34134.7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing78612.272211.41,00214.8
Public administration and safety4466.94417.04396.5
Business services4406.85168.14917.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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