Southern Downs Regional Council
In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 37.0% of employment in the Southern Downs Regional Council. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (29.3% in 2009)
Understanding the economic role of the Southern Downs Regional Council 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 Southern Downs Regional Council'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.
|Southern Downs Regional Council||2019||2014||2009|
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing||2,538||16.0||2,145||13.7||2,755||17.8||23000||-216.9795|
|Public administration and safety||660||4.2||798||5.1||741||4.8||23500||-81.9113|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2016-17 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