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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 40.5% of employment in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (45.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2015: 6.3% Business services, 2015: 6.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 12.6% Household services, 2015: 33.5% Goods related, 2015: 40.5% Mining, 2010: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2010: 7.7% Business services, 2010: 8.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 13.7% Household services, 2010: 26.0% Goods related, 2010: 43.5% Mining, 2005: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2005: 5.8% Business services, 2005: 8.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 17.7% Household services, 2005: 22.4% Goods related, 2005: 45.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Employment composition
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale201520102005
Goods related1,98140.51,67143.51,48145.0
Household services1,64233.51,00026.073822.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing61912.652613.758317.7
Business services3106.33158.22698.2
Public administration and safety3076.32947.71915.8

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.