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Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 36.0% of employment in Tablelands. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Tablelands 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 Tablelands'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: 1.9% Public administration and safety, 2015: 5.8% Business services, 2015: 10.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 13.2% Household services, 2015: 33.2% Goods related, 2015: 36.0% Mining, 2010: 1.9% Public administration and safety, 2010: 5.8% Business services, 2010: 9.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 12.8% Household services, 2010: 30.0% Goods related, 2010: 40.4% Mining, 2005: 1.5% Public administration and safety, 2005: 6.8% Business services, 2005: 9.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 15.0% Household services, 2005: 32.0% Goods related, 2005: 35.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Goods related3,78836.04,52340.43,56535.0
Household services3,49733.23,35730.03,26632.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,39013.21,43512.81,52915.0
Business services1,05010.01,0109.09859.7
Public administration and safety6105.86545.86906.8

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.