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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
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
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
Mining2461.35072.84142.3

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

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