RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 34.9% of employment in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (27.5% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of the 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 the RDA Darling Downs and South West 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: 1.4% Business services, 2018: 6.7% Public administration and safety, 2018: 9.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 15.7% Goods related, 2018: 32.1% Household services, 2018: 34.9% Mining, 2013: 1.3% Business services, 2013: 6.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 10.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 16.8% Goods related, 2013: 36.4% Household services, 2013: 29.0% Mining, 2008: 0.3% Business services, 2008: 6.7% Public administration and safety, 2008: 9.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 16.9% Goods related, 2008: 38.8% Household services, 2008: 27.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Murweh Shire201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services79434.972729.071127.5
Goods related73132.191236.41,00138.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing35815.742116.843816.9
Public administration and safety2079.125110.02529.8
Business services1536.71666.61736.7
Mining321.4321.370.3

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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