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Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 37.0% of employment in Tablelands. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (31.9% in 2007)

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, 2017: 1.4% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.6% Business services, 2017: 10.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 15.8% Goods related, 2017: 30.7% Household services, 2017: 37.0% Mining, 2012: 2.2% Public administration and safety, 2012: 5.4% Business services, 2012: 10.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 13.4% Goods related, 2012: 35.1% Household services, 2012: 33.5% Mining, 2007: 2.5% Public administration and safety, 2007: 6.9% Business services, 2007: 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 14.2% Goods related, 2007: 35.3% Household services, 2007: 31.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Household services3,67837.03,71033.53,36731.9
Goods related3,05730.73,89235.13,72235.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,56915.81,48313.41,49514.2
Business services1,05010.51,16010.59789.3
Public administration and safety4594.66005.47326.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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