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Wollondilly Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 41.9% of employment in the Macarthur Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.1% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Macarthur Region 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 the Macarthur Region'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: 3.2% Business services, 2015: 8.7% Household services, 2015: 24.9% Goods related, 2015: 41.9% Mining, 2015: 13.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 7.5% Public administration and safety, 2010: 3.7% Business services, 2010: 9.1% Household services, 2010: 23.6% Goods related, 2010: 43.6% Mining, 2010: 14.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 5.3% Public administration and safety, 2005: 4.1% Business services, 2005: 9.4% Household services, 2005: 23.4% Goods related, 2005: 44.1% Mining, 2005: 12.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 6.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Wollondilly Shire201520102005
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,0157.56335.36786.2
Mining1,85813.81,73014.61,38912.8
Goods related5,63541.95,16843.64,79944.1
Household services3,34624.92,80323.62,54123.4
Business services1,1748.71,0839.11,0239.4
Public administration and safety4353.24393.74454.1

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 2014-15 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.

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