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Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 37.8% of employment in Wagga Wagga City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (34.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Wagga Wagga 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 Wagga Wagga 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 Mining, 2015: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 3.9% Business services, 2015: 10.5% Public administration and safety, 2015: 11.7% Goods related, 2015: 36.0% Household services, 2015: 37.8% Mining, 2010: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 4.1% Business services, 2010: 11.2% Public administration and safety, 2010: 12.0% Goods related, 2010: 37.1% Household services, 2010: 35.6% Mining, 2005: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 4.7% Business services, 2005: 11.6% Public administration and safety, 2005: 11.1% Goods related, 2005: 38.5% Household services, 2005: 34.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Wagga Wagga City201520102005
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services12,27237.811,05735.69,60934.0
Goods related11,67436.011,52237.110,89438.5
Public administration and safety3,78511.73,74012.03,13111.1
Business services3,39010.53,47111.23,27211.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,2523.91,2654.11,3414.7
Mining510.2390.1330.1

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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