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Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 33.1% of employment in Willoughby City. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (34.5% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Willoughby 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 Willoughby 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: 3.2% Business services, 2015: 31.8% Household services, 2015: 31.5% Goods related, 2015: 33.1% Mining, 2015: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2010: 3.3% Business services, 2010: 33.6% Household services, 2010: 28.0% Goods related, 2010: 34.8% Mining, 2010: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2005: 3.2% Business services, 2005: 36.0% Household services, 2005: 25.9% Goods related, 2005: 34.5% Mining, 2005: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 0.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Willoughby City201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing830.1700.11160.2
Goods related21,42033.122,28034.821,86234.5
Household services20,34931.517,94528.016,44425.9
Business services20,56931.821,49933.622,85536.0
Public administration and safety2,0893.22,0973.32,0603.2

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 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.