Shire of Manjimup
The Shire of Manjimup is the hub of the timber industry in the South West region. In recent years the volume of hardwood production has decreased as a result of the State's Regional Forest Agreement, addressing the harvesting of native jarrah and other species. The processing of hardwood is now focused primarily on value adding.
Plantations are becoming a significant part of timber production in the area. The total volume of bluegum woodchips exported through the Port of Bunbury in 2008-09 was 1.1 million tonnes. More timber industry statistics.
The local area is host to many vineyards, horticulture and farming operations.
The retail sector is also a significant employer, with the township of Manjimup being the regional centre of the Warren Blackwood area, which encompasses Manjimup and the surrounding Shires of Nannup, Bridgetown Greenbushes and Boyup Brook.
Manjimup is a SuperTown.
Visit the Manjimup visitor information website for detailed information on local attractions, events, tours and accommodation options.
|Towns & communities|
|Manjimup, Pemberton, Northcliffe, Walpole, Deanmill, Palgarup, Jardee, Nyamup, Quinninup, Windy Harbour|
|Tourism, Timber, Wood chips, Horticulture, Beef Cattle, Fruit and Vegetables, Dairying, Sheep, Wineries and Viticultuer, Marron and Aquaculture, Truffles|
|Estimated resident population
|Annual growth rate||0.2%|
|Total value of building approvals||$13.6m|
|Residential lot subdivision approvals||25
|Labour market (a)|
|Labour force employed||5,417
|Average taxable income per annum||$55,700|
|Total agricultural land holdings
|Number of farms
|Value of agricultural production
(a) Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Small Area Labour Markets - Australia.
ABS Census data