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Gosford City

Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 42.4% of employment in Gosford City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.6% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Gosford City provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of the Gosford City's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

Employment composition
Employment composition Public administration and safety, 2015: 5.6% Business services, 2015: 14.6% Household services, 2015: 42.4% Goods related, 2015: 36.1% Mining, 2015: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 1.1% Public administration and safety, 2010: 7.1% Business services, 2010: 14.5% Household services, 2010: 38.5% Goods related, 2010: 38.6% Mining, 2010: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2005: 6.2% Business services, 2005: 13.6% Household services, 2005: 35.6% Goods related, 2005: 43.4% Mining, 2005: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 1.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Gosford City201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7011.15440.95491.0
Goods related22,83336.123,17938.624,83343.4
Household services26,79242.423,11738.520,35335.6
Business services9,20214.68,72614.57,78813.6
Public administration and safety3,5325.64,2837.13,5496.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2015-16 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.