RDA Limestone Coast RegionEconomic profile
Skip to content

District Council of Robe

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 32.1% of employment in the Limestone Coast region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (31.8% in 2008)

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: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 3.3% Business services, 2018: 10.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 23.4% Household services, 2018: 30.4% Goods related, 2018: 32.1% Mining, 2013: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2013: 2.4% Business services, 2013: 9.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 25.8% Household services, 2013: 31.9% Goods related, 2013: 30.4% Mining, 2008: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.6% Business services, 2008: 7.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 26.1% Household services, 2008: 31.0% Goods related, 2008: 31.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
District Council of Robe201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related24832.122930.421531.8
Household services23530.424031.921031.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing18123.419425.817626.1
Business services8410.8719.4517.6
Public administration and safety253.3182.4243.6
Mining00.000.000.0

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

v19.10.16-1.0.0