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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 41.4% of employment in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.8% in 2005)

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, 2015: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 2.4% Public administration and safety, 2015: 6.4% Business services, 2015: 11.9% Goods related, 2015: 37.6% Household services, 2015: 41.4% Mining, 2010: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 2.7% Public administration and safety, 2010: 6.6% Business services, 2010: 11.9% Goods related, 2010: 39.3% Household services, 2010: 39.1% Mining, 2005: 0.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 3.7% Public administration and safety, 2005: 6.1% Business services, 2005: 11.4% Goods related, 2005: 42.5% Household services, 2005: 35.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Fraser Coast Regional Council201520102005
Household services12,97541.413,06339.110,46835.8
Goods related11,80437.613,13339.312,40142.5
Business services3,72211.93,96711.93,33411.4
Public administration and safety2,0126.42,1906.61,7906.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7482.48982.71,0863.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.