RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 30.1% of employment in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (33.4% 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 Mining, 2018: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 3.1% Business services, 2018: 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 27.1% Household services, 2018: 29.8% Goods related, 2018: 30.1% Mining, 2013: 2.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.3% Business services, 2013: 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 24.6% Household services, 2013: 26.7% Goods related, 2013: 33.9% Mining, 2008: 1.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.2% Business services, 2008: 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 28.1% Household services, 2008: 25.0% Goods related, 2008: 33.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Goondiwindi Regional Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related1,66030.11,85633.91,81733.4
Household services1,64429.81,46226.71,35925.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,49527.11,34824.61,52528.1
Business services4758.65129.34498.3
Public administration and safety1743.11813.32294.2
Mining711.31192.2581.1

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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