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Limestone Coast region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 37.1% of employment in the Limestone Coast region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (43.8% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the 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 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, 2018: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 3.9% Business services, 2018: 8.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 21.1% Household services, 2018: 29.3% Goods related, 2018: 37.1% Mining, 2013: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.6% Business services, 2013: 8.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 18.1% Household services, 2013: 28.2% Goods related, 2013: 40.9% Mining, 2008: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.1% Business services, 2008: 8.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 19.6% Household services, 2008: 25.0% Goods related, 2008: 43.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Limestone Coast region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related12,06337.112,95540.914,01543.8
Household services9,53229.38,91528.28,00425.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6,85421.15,72118.16,25419.6
Business services2,6648.22,8208.92,6298.2
Public administration and safety1,2743.91,1463.69923.1
Mining950.3860.3850.3

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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