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Limestone Coast region

Industry composition

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

Understanding the economic role of the 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 the RDA 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.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2019: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2019: 4.0% Business services, 2019: 8.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 19.8% Household services, 2019: 28.8% Goods related, 2019: 38.8% Mining, 2014: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2014: 3.7% Business services, 2014: 8.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 20.1% Household services, 2014: 27.6% Goods related, 2014: 40.2% Mining, 2009: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2009: 3.1% Business services, 2009: 8.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 20.4% Household services, 2009: 25.6% Goods related, 2009: 42.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Limestone Coast region201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related12,70338.812,59740.213,79142.4
Household services9,44628.88,65027.68,31825.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6,47819.86,28720.16,61520.4
Business services2,7468.42,5548.12,6618.2
Public administration and safety1,3044.01,1673.71,0203.1
Mining920.3910.3910.3

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