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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 37.9% of employment in Tablelands. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (31.8% in 2008)

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, 2018: 1.5% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.5% Business services, 2018: 10.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 15.4% Goods related, 2018: 30.3% Household services, 2018: 37.9% Mining, 2013: 2.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 5.3% Business services, 2013: 10.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 13.4% Goods related, 2013: 34.4% Household services, 2013: 34.1% Mining, 2008: 2.2% Public administration and safety, 2008: 6.4% Business services, 2008: 9.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 13.6% Goods related, 2008: 36.4% Household services, 2008: 31.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Household services4,01837.93,67534.13,44131.8
Goods related3,21530.33,71434.43,93136.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,63615.41,44213.41,47513.6
Business services1,09710.31,11110.31,0369.6
Public administration and safety4774.55685.36956.4

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