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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Industry composition

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In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 42.8% of employment in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (54.5% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 3.2% Business services, 2017: 10.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 11.1% Household services, 2017: 31.6% Goods related, 2017: 42.8% Mining, 2012: 2.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 4.1% Business services, 2012: 10.4% Public administration and safety, 2012: 11.5% Household services, 2012: 25.8% Goods related, 2012: 46.1% Mining, 2007: 1.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 3.1% Business services, 2007: 9.4% Public administration and safety, 2007: 7.6% Household services, 2007: 24.1% Goods related, 2007: 54.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area201720122007
Goods related7,38442.88,18046.18,74454.5
Household services5,45831.64,57225.83,87124.1
Public administration and safety1,91611.12,04311.51,2137.6
Business services1,78210.31,85410.41,5159.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5463.27224.14933.1

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