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District Council of Grant

Industry composition

In 2019, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 49.8% of employment in the Limestone Coast region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (45.8% in 2009)

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, 2019: 0.0% Business services, 2019: 3.1% Public administration and safety, 2019: 4.8% Household services, 2019: 11.6% Goods related, 2019: 30.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 49.8% Mining, 2014: 0.3% Business services, 2014: 3.7% Public administration and safety, 2014: 4.0% Household services, 2014: 13.3% Goods related, 2014: 33.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 45.3% Mining, 2009: 0.6% Business services, 2009: 3.2% Public administration and safety, 2009: 1.7% Household services, 2009: 12.7% Goods related, 2009: 36.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 45.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
District Council of Grant201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,46949.81,04045.31,02945.8
Goods related90730.776833.480936.0
Household services34111.630413.328512.7
Public administration and safety1424.8934.0391.7
Business services923.1853.7723.2
Mining00.080.3130.6

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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