RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

economic profile

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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Industry composition

In 2020, the Household services sector accounted for 37.5% of employment in RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (33.0% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of 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 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.

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Employment composition
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region202020152010
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing9,6118.88,4348.29,0878.5
Mining1,1531.11,2031.28840.8
Goods related38,65435.537,49036.542,27239.7
Household services40,81237.537,90136.935,08033.0
Business services11,40310.512,30312.012,71211.9
Public administration and safety7,3276.75,4325.36,3436.0
Total Industries108,960100.0102,763100.0106,379100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

economic profile