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Industries

Taranaki is a region of unlimited potential. Our thriving oil and gas and dairy sectors, strong engineering, energy and primary industries and growing tourism and creative sectors are a testament to this.

Below is a breakdown of the top industries in Taranaki measured by employment and regional GDP.

Taranaki's 10 largest industries by employment (FTEs) Employees            %
1 Agriculture 6,612 13.9
2 Business Services 4,538 9.6
3 Food, Beverage and Tobacco 3,458 7.3
4 Health Services 2,811 5.9
5 Education 2,574 5.4
6 Construction Trade Services 2,547 5.4
7 Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurant 2,004 4.2
8 Personal and Household Good Retail 1,866 3.9
9 Food Retailing 1,665 3.5
10 General Construction  1,588 3.3

   

Ten largest industries by GDP         GDP           %
1 Oil and Gas Exploration 988 17.6
2 Property Services 699 12.5
3 Agriculture 505 9.0
4 Food, Beverage and Tobacco 446 8.0
5 Business Services 356 6.4
6 Health Services 209 3.7
7 Electricity and Gas Supply 189 3.4
8 Education 142 2.5
9 Metal Product Manufacturing 135 2.4
10 Construction Trade Services 132 2.3

Sourced: Economic Profile June 2011

 
 
   
 
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