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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
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

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