Focus on regions No. 1: Industry Structure

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Publication Type:
Information Paper 49

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ISBN:
1877081469

ISSN:
1440-9585

Release Date:
November 2003

Australia, like many other developed countries, has experienced a decline in the importance of the manufacturing and agriculture sectors over recent decades, and strong growth in the services sector. In particular, Business services accounts for a large and growing share of national value added and employment. Between 1991 and 2001, the Business services industry was the single largest source of employment growth in all States and Territories.