RDA Limestone Coast Region

economic profile

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Limestone Coast region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.8% of employment in Limestone Coast region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (42.4% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of RDA Limestone Coast 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 Limestone Coast 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.

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Employment composition
Limestone Coast region201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6,47819.86,28720.16,61520.4
Goods related12,70338.812,59740.213,79142.4
Household services9,44628.88,65027.68,31825.6
Business services2,7468.42,5548.12,6618.2
Public administration and safety1,3044.01,1673.71,0203.1
Total Industries32,769100.031,346100.032,495100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 Limestone Coast Region

economic profile