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Upper Lachlan Shire

Industry composition

In 2018, the Agriculture, forestry and fishing sector accounted for 40.9% of employment in Upper Lachlan Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (41.7% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Upper Lachlan Shire 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 Upper Lachlan Shire'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: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.9% Business services, 2018: 7.1% Goods related, 2018: 22.1% Household services, 2018: 24.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 40.9% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.6% Business services, 2013: 7.3% Goods related, 2013: 22.5% Household services, 2013: 25.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 40.3% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.0% Business services, 2008: 5.7% Goods related, 2008: 24.6% Household services, 2008: 22.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 41.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Upper Lachlan Shire201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,19940.91,10440.31,08741.7
Household services73124.968925.159722.9
Goods related64922.161622.564124.6
Business services2087.12007.31495.7
Public administration and safety1434.91264.61315.0
Mining00.050.210.1

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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