Economic Profile

The Coonamble Local Government Area’s economic profile provides valuable insights into the local economy of the region, including information about the region’s workforce, opportunities for import replacement and the value of tourism for the local economy.

This economic profile is designed to inform potential investors, businesses and the general public.

ABS 2020 Estimated Residential Population: 3,907
Land Area (ha): 991,605.360
Census Population Density (persons / ha): 0.004
Gross Regional Product ($M): $231.739
Per Hectare Gross Regional Product ($): $234
Per Capita Gross Regional Product ($K): $59.132
Per Worker Gross Regional Product ($K): $163.657


Total Output in the area is estimated at $400.401 million.

The major contributors to output are Agriculture; Rental, Hiring/Real Estate Services and Construction.


Total Employment in the area is estimated at 1,416 jobs.

The major contributors to employment are Agriculture, Health Care/Social Assistance and Education/Training.

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