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South West RED Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 29.2% of employment in the South West RED Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (21.9% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the South West RED 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 South West RED 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 Business services, 2018: 6.5% Public administration and safety, 2018: 7.7% Mining, 2018: 8.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 19.9% Goods related, 2018: 28.2% Household services, 2018: 29.2% Business services, 2013: 6.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 7.6% Mining, 2013: 7.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 20.0% Goods related, 2013: 34.4% Household services, 2013: 23.4% Business services, 2008: 5.9% Public administration and safety, 2008: 7.7% Mining, 2008: 4.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 22.2% Goods related, 2008: 37.4% Household services, 2008: 21.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
South West RED Region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services4,24129.23,69823.43,37721.9
Goods related4,09028.25,42734.45,77337.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,88419.93,14820.03,43322.2
Mining1,2408.51,2527.97554.9
Public administration and safety1,1127.71,2017.61,1917.7
Business services9506.51,0486.69165.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , 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

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