RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

economic profile

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Bulloo Shire

Industry composition

In 2020, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 43.9% of employment in Bulloo Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (19.4% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of RDA Darling Downs and South West 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 Bulloo 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.

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Employment composition
Bulloo Shire202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing11443.97119.28919.4
Mining4115.814839.815032.7
Goods related197.25615.29620.9
Household services186.9359.55111.2
Business services31.061.6214.6
Public administration and safety6625.35514.85111.2
Total Industries260100.0371100.0458100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

economic profile