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Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 36.2% of employment in Parkes Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (30.3% in 2009)

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, 2019: 7.1% Public administration and safety, 2019: 7.6% Mining, 2019: 8.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 10.8% Goods related, 2019: 29.3% Household services, 2019: 36.2% Business services, 2014: 7.7% Public administration and safety, 2014: 7.0% Mining, 2014: 7.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 12.7% Goods related, 2014: 32.9% Household services, 2014: 32.0% Business services, 2009: 7.7% Public administration and safety, 2009: 6.7% Mining, 2009: 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 13.6% Goods related, 2009: 34.1% Household services, 2009: 30.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Parkes Shire201920142009
Household services2,26036.22,03932.01,98930.3
Goods related1,82929.32,09432.92,24234.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing67610.881012.789313.6
Public administration and safety4737.64497.04396.7
Business services4447.14937.75037.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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