Industries of the Mid North Coast

The total output for the Mid North Coast Region (abs data via REMPLAN) is estimated at$27,886.636M

By industry, the output is as follows:

In dollar terms the output for the top 5 producing industries in the region is:

Construction  $5,027M (18%)
Rental, hiring and real estate $3,310M (11.9%)
Manufacturing $3,008M (10.8%)
Health Care and Social Assistance $2,222 (8%)
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing $1,637M (5.9%)


A big economic contribution doesn’t necessary mean the industry is a big employer. The workforce spread by industry across the Mid North Coast is represented as follows

In numeric terms, the top 5 employers by industry are:

Health Care and Social Assistance 17,755 jobs (18.6%)
Retail Trade 12,000 jobs (12.6%)
Construction 9,375 jobs (9.8%)
Accommodation and Food Services 9,163 jobs (9.6%)
Education and Training 9,144 jobs (9.6%)

Youth unemployment

The Key Labour Market Indicators Report for February 2018 show dire youth unemployment rates in the Mid North Coast region (13.1%) and a rate of 21% in the Coffs-Grafton area report here

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