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Gympie Regional Council

Industry composition

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In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.6% of employment in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (40.9% 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, 2017: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 9.3% Business services, 2017: 10.2% Household services, 2017: 35.2% Goods related, 2017: 38.6% Mining, 2012: 2.8% Public administration and safety, 2012: 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 8.7% Business services, 2012: 10.7% Household services, 2012: 35.0% Goods related, 2012: 37.4% Mining, 2007: 2.3% Public administration and safety, 2007: 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 13.0% Business services, 2007: 9.4% Household services, 2007: 28.4% Goods related, 2007: 40.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Gympie Regional Council201720122007
Goods related7,09138.66,76937.47,21640.9
Household services6,46035.26,33635.05,00128.4
Business services1,87910.21,92610.71,6579.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,7129.31,5828.72,28813.0
Public administration and safety9845.49685.41,0616.0

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

Data are based on a 2015-16 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