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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 40.1% of employment in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (31.8% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett 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 Wide Bay Burnett 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: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 5.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 9.5% Business services, 2018: 10.2% Goods related, 2018: 33.7% Household services, 2018: 40.1% Mining, 2013: 1.1% Public administration and safety, 2013: 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 9.0% Business services, 2013: 10.6% Goods related, 2013: 36.7% Household services, 2013: 37.1% Mining, 2008: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 11.0% Business services, 2008: 10.2% Goods related, 2008: 40.6% Household services, 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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services44,53140.139,83737.133,87631.8
Goods related37,41433.739,32636.743,31040.6
Business services11,37610.211,32810.610,82110.2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing10,5729.59,6379.011,69411.0
Public administration and safety5,8295.25,9645.65,9535.6
Mining1,4071.31,2071.19530.9

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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