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Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 40.1% of employment in the City of Rockingham. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the City of Rockingham 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 City of Rockingham'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: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 1.2% Business services, 2015: 8.9% Public administration and safety, 2015: 12.1% Goods related, 2015: 37.4% Household services, 2015: 40.1% Mining, 2010: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 1.2% Business services, 2010: 10.3% Public administration and safety, 2010: 12.8% Goods related, 2010: 36.6% Household services, 2010: 38.7% Mining, 2005: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 1.6% Business services, 2005: 10.7% Public administration and safety, 2005: 14.1% Goods related, 2005: 38.3% Household services, 2005: 35.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Employment composition
City of Rockingham201520102005
Household services12,67440.111,07738.77,92735.0
Goods related11,82337.410,49936.68,65738.3
Public administration and safety3,81612.13,67212.83,18214.1
Business services2,8268.92,94410.32,42910.7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3771.23531.23611.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in 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.