RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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Bulloo Shire

Industry composition

In 2018, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 26.2% of employment in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (19.1% in 2007)

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 Business services, 2018: 3.5% Goods related, 2018: 13.4% Household services, 2018: 17.1% Mining, 2018: 19.4% Public administration and safety, 2018: 20.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 26.2% Business services, 2013: 4.8% Goods related, 2013: 22.6% Household services, 2013: 9.7% Mining, 2013: 26.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 13.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 22.5% Business services, 2008: 2.2% Goods related, 2008: 18.2% Household services, 2008: 10.0% Mining, 2008: 37.8% Public administration and safety, 2008: 12.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 19.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Bulloo Shire201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6926.28722.59519.1
Public administration and safety5420.35313.76312.7
Mining5119.410326.618937.8
Household services4517.1389.75010.0
Goods related3513.48822.69118.2
Business services93.5194.8112.2

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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