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RDA BGLAP Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 41.3% of employment in RDA BGLAP Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.1% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of RDA BGLAP 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 RDA BGLAP 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 Mining, 2018: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2018: 2.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 10.2% Business services, 2018: 11.5% Household services, 2018: 33.6% Goods related, 2018: 41.3% Mining, 2013: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 2.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 10.2% Business services, 2013: 10.8% Household services, 2013: 32.5% Goods related, 2013: 43.2% Mining, 2008: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2008: 2.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 11.3% Business services, 2008: 10.2% Household services, 2008: 29.6% Goods related, 2008: 46.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA BGLAP Region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related11,42841.310,75043.210,98846.1
Household services9,29933.68,10532.57,05229.6
Business services3,18611.52,67810.82,42410.2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,81010.22,54010.22,70011.3
Public administration and safety7682.86822.75972.5
Mining1870.71490.6920.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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

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