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Macarthur Regional Organisation of Councils

Camden, Campbelltown, Wollondilly


Macarthur Economic Profile - April 2010

The April 2010 Macarthur Economic Profile carries an estimate of the Gross Regional Product of the Macarthur Region.  The value of the GRP was $7.6 billion for 2008/9 down by 1.3% from the previous year.

However positive signs of growth in the local economy is evident: 

a) The number and value of dwelling approvals rose by 6.1 per cent and 3.3 per cent in the December 2009 quarter.

b) The number of people employed in the December quarter rose by 1.2 per cent to 119,588.

c) The rate of unemployment fell by  0.1 percentage point to 7.8 per cent  in the December 2009 quarter

d) Median house prices in the September 2009 quarter grew in the Macarthur region in the order of 0.7 per cent to 5.5 per cent.

The profile is available for download below: 


File: Macarthur Economic Profile April 2010
PDF - 543 KB
Version: 11/05/2010

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