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Macarthur Regional Organisation of Councils

Camden, Campbelltown, Wollondilly

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Macarthur Economic Profile - December 2006

In 2005/06 Macarthur region's Gross Regional Product (GRP) totalled $5.1 billion, which was 1.8% of the NSW Gross State Product of $282.1 billion.

GRP, a key indicator of regional economic activity, is the total value of all final goods and services produced for money in the region, after deducting the cost of goods and services used in the process of production, but before depreciation.

Campbelltown remains the economic powerhouse of the region with its GRP estimated at $3 billion, followed by Wollondilly and Camden at close to a billion dollars each.

The President of MACROC Councillor Rob Elliott said, "Manufacturing remains the backbone of the Macarthur economy contributing $1 billion or 19.5% to the regional GRP, followed by Property and Business Services (9.3%), Retail Trade (8.3%) and Education (7.4%)

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File: Macarthur Economic Profile - December 2006
Format/Size: PDF - 611 KB
Version: 12/12/2006

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