National economic indicators series

The National Economic Indicators Series is a set of key economic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn from National Economics (NIEIR) modeling and other relevant data sources and is updated annually.

The indicators provide a snapshot of each local economy at a point in time, showing how it contributes to the broader State economy and how it is performing in relation to other areas.

Please note that the Local Government Areas listed here relate to boundaries which were current at June 2016, just prior to the 2016 Census, and used in the Census. Any changes since that time will not be reflected. As a consequence, the figures may not match exactly those used in other .id sites, which have been adjusted to reflect post-Census changes.

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National economic indicators for local government areas, 2016/2017
Rank Local Govt. Area Gross Regional Product (GRP)(1) Local jobs(1) Worker productivity(1) (GRP/worker) Unemploy- ment(2) Businesses(3) Population (ERP)(4) Building approvals(5)
$m State % Number State % $ Rate Number State % Number State % $000 State %
1 Alpine 572 u 0.14% u 5,286 u 0.17% d 108,393 u 3.35% d 1,236 u 0.21% d 12,515 u 0.20% d 36,244 u 0.10% d
1 Ararat 624 u 0.15% u 5,409 d 0.17% d 115,373 u 5.53% d 1,064 u 0.18% d 11,723 u 0.19% d 17,141 u 0.05% d
1 Ballarat 5,196 u 1.29% d 51,463 u 1.64% d 100,978 d 4.42% d 8,294 u 1.41% u 105,328 u 1.67% d 420,978 u 1.19% d
1 Banyule 5,654 u 1.40% u 48,121 u 1.53% u 117,495 u 4.57% u 10,751 u 1.83% u 129,341 u 2.05% d 520,744 d 1.47% d
1 Bass Coast 1,362 u 0.34% d 11,980 u 0.38% d 113,727 u 7.13% d 2,858 d 0.49% d 34,223 u 0.54% u 210,490 u 0.59% u
1 Baw Baw 2,040 u 0.50% u 17,995 u 0.57% d 113,398 u 4.57% d 5,252 u 0.89% d 50,364 u 0.80% u 202,903 u 0.57% d
1 Bayside 5,558 u 1.38% u 34,875 u 1.11% d 159,395 u 3.27% u 13,231 u 2.25% d 104,030 u 1.65% d 753,420 u 2.13% u
1 Benalla 722 u 0.18% u 5,711 d 0.18% d 126,505 u 5.03% d 1,472 d 0.25% d 13,960 d 0.22% d 23,041 u 0.07% u
1 Boroondara 12,846 u 3.18% d 84,874 u 2.70% d 151,358 d 4.03% u 25,515 u 4.35% d 179,446 u 2.84% d 1,347,653 u 3.81% u
1 Brimbank 8,876 u 2.20% d 82,332 u 2.62% u 107,814 d 11.36% u 13,597 u 2.32% u 208,443 u 3.30% d 643,563 u 1.82% u
1 Buloke 333 u 0.08% u 2,814 u 0.09% d 118,488 u 4.08% d 999 d 0.17% d 6,151 d 0.10% d 9,137 d 0.03% d
1 Campaspe 1,950 u 0.48% u 17,514 u 0.56% d 111,378 u 6.17% u 4,124 d 0.70% d 37,463 u 0.59% d 91,241 d 0.26% d
1 Cardinia 3,280 u 0.81% u 27,979 u 0.89% u 117,236 u 6.27% d 7,828 u 1.33% u 102,516 u 1.62% u 555,666 d 1.57% d
1 Casey 8,663 u 2.14% u 78,423 u 2.50% u 110,471 u 6.73% d 20,071 u 3.42% u 327,380 u 5.18% u 1,634,734 u 4.62% u
1 Central Goldfields 389 u 0.10% u 4,698 u 0.15% d 82,822 u 7.68% d 823 d 0.14% d 13,073 u 0.21% d 12,819 d 0.04% d
1 Colac-Otway 1,166 u 0.29% u 10,958 u 0.35% u 106,441 u 4.13% u 2,311 u 0.39% d 21,436 u 0.34% d 90,711 u 0.26% u
1 Corangamite 1,084 u 0.27% u 8,424 u 0.27% d 128,720 u 3.32% u 2,341 d 0.40% d 16,086 d 0.25% d 34,002 u 0.10% u
1 Darebin 7,099 u 1.76% d 58,029 u 1.85% d 122,349 u 6.97% u 12,123 u 2.06% d 158,553 u 2.51% d 550,940 d 1.56% d
1 East Gippsland 2,022 u 0.50% u 18,081 u 0.58% d 111,836 u 8.06% d 4,480 u 0.76% u 45,960 u 0.73% d 128,097 u 0.36% d
1 Frankston 5,403 u 1.34% u 51,479 u 1.64% u 104,962 u 6.68% u 9,990 u 1.70% d 140,708 u 2.23% d 416,427 u 1.18% u
1 Gannawarra 560 u 0.14% u 4,570 u 0.15% d 122,613 u 3.83% d 1,371 d 0.23% d 10,563 s 0.17% d 17,134 u 0.05% u
1 Glen Eira 6,600 u 1.63% d 44,032 u 1.40% d 149,899 u 4.03% d 15,674 u 2.67% d 151,746 u 2.40% d 1,000,801 u 2.83% u
1 Glenelg 994 u 0.25% u 8,867 u 0.28% d 112,108 u 5.54% u 1,928 d 0.33% d 19,644 d 0.31% d 28,321 u 0.08% u
1 Golden Plains 559 u 0.14% u 4,499 u 0.14% d 124,416 u 3.13% d 1,818 u 0.31% u 22,480 u 0.36% u 120,894 u 0.34% u
1 Greater Bendigo 5,261 u 1.30% d 50,005 u 1.59% d 105,228 d 4.35% d 7,781 u 1.33% d 113,617 u 1.80% d 380,768 d 1.08% d
1 Greater Dandenong 13,363 u 3.31% d 122,882 u 3.91% u 108,749 d 10.31% d 14,442 u 2.46% u 164,148 u 2.60% d 648,061 d 1.83% d
1 Greater Geelong 11,799 u 2.92% d 108,145 u 3.44% u 109,104 d 6.18% u 16,963 u 2.89% d 244,798 u 3.87% u 1,395,750 u 3.94% d
1 Greater Shepparton 3,480 u 0.86% u 31,676 u 1.01% d 109,882 u 7.23% u 6,325 d 1.08% d 65,593 u 1.04% d 194,386 d 0.55% d
1 Hepburn 578 u 0.14% u 5,497 u 0.17% d 105,275 u 3.36% d 1,534 u 0.26% d 15,668 u 0.25% d 65,716 u 0.19% u
1 Hindmarsh 278 u 0.07% u 2,486 u 0.08% d 112,026 u 4.17% d 813 d 0.14% d 5,677 d 0.09% d 5,024 d 0.01% d
1 Hobsons Bay 5,553 u 1.37% d 43,180 u 1.37% d 128,617 d 6.32% u 7,019 u 1.20% u 94,984 u 1.50% d 416,810 u 1.18% u
1 Horsham 1,044 u 0.26% u 10,150 u 0.32% d 102,891 u 3.91% d 2,157 d 0.37% d 19,833 u 0.31% d 64,437 u 0.18% d
1 Hume 13,624 u 3.37% u 113,350 u 3.61% u 120,194 u 10.34% u 15,829 u 2.70% u 215,928 u 3.41% u 1,222,070 u 3.45% u
1 Indigo 672 u 0.17% u 5,218 u 0.17% d 128,816 u 3.27% d 1,807 u 0.31% d 16,220 u 0.26% d 37,503 d 0.11% d
1 Kingston 10,946 u 2.71% d 91,988 u 2.93% d 118,998 d 5.59% d 16,256 u 2.77% d 161,089 u 2.55% d 669,577 u 1.89% d
1 Knox 8,838 u 2.19% d 78,451 u 2.50% d 112,658 u 4.16% d 13,415 u 2.28% d 162,116 u 2.56% d 482,895 u 1.36% u
1 Latrobe 4,338 d 1.07% d 33,437 u 1.06% d 129,737 d 9.70% d 4,265 u 0.73% d 74,612 u 1.18% d 134,320 d 0.38% d
1 Loddon 403 u 0.10% u 2,935 u 0.09% d 137,603 u 5.14% d 1,009 d 0.17% d 7,505 d 0.12% d 14,911 d 0.04% d
1 Macedon Ranges 1,720 u 0.43% u 14,865 u 0.47% d 115,753 u 2.54% d 4,671 u 0.80% d 48,438 u 0.77% d 167,138 u 0.47% u
1 Manningham 4,620 u 1.14% u 34,466 u 1.10% u 134,049 u 5.87% u 13,383 u 2.28% d 124,517 u 1.97% d 553,399 d 1.56% d
1 Mansfield 410 u 0.10% u 3,744 u 0.12% d 109,717 u 2.77% d 981 d 0.17% d 8,725 u 0.14% d 36,101 d 0.10% d
1 Maribyrnong 5,305 u 1.31% d 44,150 u 1.41% d 120,163 d 7.76% u 6,970 u 1.19% u 89,705 u 1.42% u 403,481 d 1.14% d
1 Maroondah 5,658 u 1.40% d 51,105 u 1.63% d 110,725 u 4.92% d 9,273 u 1.58% u 116,489 u 1.84% d 333,542 d 0.94% d
1 Melbourne 88,772 u 21.96% d 538,711 u 17.15% u 164,786 d 3.83% u 38,430 u 6.55% d 159,992 u 2.53% u 6,022,797 u 17.01% u
1 Melton 3,743 u 0.93% u 29,561 u 0.94% u 126,648 u 9.03% u 7,555 u 1.29% u 148,896 u 2.35% u 931,829 u 2.63% u
1 Mildura 2,595 u 0.64% u 24,299 u 0.77% d 106,806 u 6.62% d 5,122 u 0.87% d 55,071 u 0.87% d 135,159 d 0.38% d
1 Mitchell 1,462 u 0.36% d 12,238 u 0.39% d 119,506 d 5.87% u 2,963 u 0.50% d 42,795 u 0.68% u 174,945 u 0.49% d
1 Moira 1,700 u 0.42% u 12,202 u 0.39% d 139,327 u 6.39% u 3,045 d 0.52% d 29,465 u 0.47% d 85,907 d 0.24% d
1 Monash 16,269 u 4.03% d 129,864 u 4.13% d 125,278 u 3.21% d 20,468 u 3.49% u 196,789 u 3.11% d 1,460,508 u 4.12% u
1 Moonee Valley 5,424 u 1.34% u 42,788 u 1.36% u 126,771 u 5.16% u 11,007 u 1.87% u 125,425 u 1.98% d 763,367 u 2.16% u
1 Moorabool 1,021 u 0.25% u 8,727 u 0.28% u 117,098 u 6.18% d 2,655 d 0.45% d 33,418 u 0.53% d 141,253 u 0.40% d
1 Moreland 5,819 u 1.44% d 46,861 u 1.49% d 124,193 u 6.87% u 12,946 u 2.21% u 176,589 u 2.79% u 720,467 u 2.03% d
1 Mornington Peninsula 7,170 u 1.77% u 59,464 u 1.89% u 120,579 u 4.72% u 14,906 u 2.54% u 163,151 u 2.58% d 881,027 d 2.49% d
1 Mount Alexander 809 u 0.20% u 7,597 u 0.24% d 106,554 u 3.71% d 1,590 u 0.27% d 19,171 u 0.30% d 52,587 u 0.15% d
1 Moyne 1,068 u 0.26% u 7,922 u 0.25% u 134,922 u 3.02% u 2,352 u 0.40% d 16,741 u 0.26% d 60,664 u 0.17% u
1 Murrindindi 560 u 0.14% u 4,841 d 0.15% d 115,703 u 4.26% d 1,703 u 0.29% d 14,167 u 0.22% d 43,950 d 0.12% d
1 Nillumbik 1,784 u 0.44% d 15,863 u 0.51% d 112,519 u 2.63% u 6,438 u 1.10% d 64,720 u 1.02% d 176,539 u 0.50% u
1 Northern Grampians 583 u 0.14% d 5,651 u 0.18% d 103,199 u 5.12% d 1,175 d 0.20% d 11,498 d 0.18% d 83,631 u 0.24% u
1 Port Phillip 13,798 u 3.41% d 93,386 u 2.97% u 147,757 d 4.42% u 20,153 u 3.43% d 110,397 u 1.75% d 700,991 d 1.98% d
1 Pyrenees 313 u 0.08% u 2,561 u 0.08% d 122,435 u 4.34% d 883 u 0.15% d 7,347 u 0.12% d 18,970 u 0.05% u
1 Queenscliffe 205 d 0.05% d 1,387 u 0.04% u 147,762 d 2.93% u 365 u 0.06% d 2,934 u 0.05% d 25,614 d 0.07% d
1 South Gippsland 1,497 u 0.37% u 12,436 u 0.40% d 120,413 u 4.35% d 3,752 u 0.64% d 29,124 u 0.46% d 76,531 u 0.22% d
1 Southern Grampians 912 u 0.23% u 8,175 s 0.26% d 111,582 u 4.46% u 2,024 d 0.34% d 16,051 d 0.25% d 23,831 d 0.07% d
1 Stonnington 9,272 u 2.29% d 65,707 u 2.09% u 141,123 d 3.04% d 17,772 u 3.03% d 114,138 u 1.80% d 1,302,069 u 3.68% u
1 Strathbogie 511 u 0.13% u 3,944 u 0.13% d 129,784 u 4.10% d 1,376 u 0.23% d 10,455 u 0.17% d 40,199 d 0.11% d
1 Surf Coast 1,392 u 0.34% u 10,349 u 0.33% u 134,576 u 2.66% d 3,370 u 0.57% u 31,324 u 0.50% u 248,507 d 0.70% d
1 Swan Hill 1,146 u 0.28% u 9,947 u 0.32% d 115,255 u 4.40% d 2,504 s 0.43% d 20,849 d 0.33% d 44,566 u 0.13% u
1 Towong 290 u 0.07% u 2,210 u 0.07% d 131,604 u 4.40% d 960 u 0.16% d 5,974 u 0.09% d 6,559 u 0.02% d
1 Unincorporated Vic 177 d 0.04% d 2,130 u 0.07% d 83,145 d 3.29% d 621 u 0.11% d 897 u 0.01% d 16,545 u 0.05% u
1 Wangaratta 1,403 u 0.35% u 13,477 u 0.43% d 104,114 u 4.52% d 3,110 u 0.53% d 28,824 u 0.46% d 56,137 d 0.16% d
1 Warrnambool 1,702 u 0.42% u 17,179 u 0.55% d 99,099 u 4.60% u 2,720 u 0.46% d 34,555 u 0.55% d 111,312 u 0.31% u
1 Wellington 2,688 d 0.67% d 19,315 d 0.61% d 139,180 d 6.15% d 4,004 u 0.68% d 43,747 u 0.69% d 115,137 d 0.33% d
1 West Wimmera 265 u 0.07% u 1,906 u 0.06% d 139,101 u 3.04% d 740 u 0.13% d 3,867 d 0.06% d 5,214 u 0.01% u
1 Whitehorse 11,004 u 2.72% d 83,619 u 2.66% d 131,600 d 5.98% u 16,034 u 2.73% u 173,514 u 2.74% d 827,085 d 2.34% d
1 Whittlesea 7,423 u 1.84% u 65,815 u 2.10% u 112,795 d 7.39% u 13,645 u 2.32% u 216,438 u 3.42% u 1,001,524 u 2.83% d
1 Wodonga 2,533 u 0.63% d 20,964 u 0.67% d 120,839 u 5.30% d 2,821 u 0.48% d 40,564 u 0.64% d 149,177 u 0.42% d
1 Wyndham 9,335 u 2.31% d 74,860 u 2.38% d 124,704 d 7.60% u 14,888 u 2.54% u 241,902 u 3.83% u 1,806,472 u 5.10% u
1 Yarra 12,671 u 3.13% u 99,133 u 3.16% u 127,822 u 5.74% d 14,768 u 2.52% d 96,368 u 1.52% u 679,236 u 1.92% d
1 Yarra Ranges 5,065 u 1.25% d 46,948 u 1.49% d 107,903 u 4.59% d 13,191 u 2.25% d 156,982 u 2.48% d 323,717 u 0.91% d
1 Yarriambiack 360 u 0.09% u 2,975 u 0.09% d 121,225 u 5.04% d 1,019 d 0.17% d 6,673 d 0.11% d 7,242 u 0.02% u
Total State 404,183 100.00% 3,141,155 100.00% 128,673 416.74% 587,119 100.00% 6,323,606 100.00% 35,414,255 100.00%

Sources:
1National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR)©, 2016.
2Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December Quarter 2017.
3Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2017.
4Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016/17 .
5Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals.
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