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Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 42.5% of employment in the City of Boroondara. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.5% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the City of Boroondara 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 City of Boroondara'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, 2017: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2017: 2.5% Business services, 2017: 26.0% Goods related, 2017: 28.4% Household services, 2017: 42.5% Mining, 2012: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2012: 2.1% Business services, 2012: 27.9% Goods related, 2012: 30.9% Household services, 2012: 38.7% Mining, 2007: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2007: 3.6% Business services, 2007: 28.3% Goods related, 2007: 31.2% Household services, 2007: 36.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Boroondara201720122007
Household services36,11442.530,36038.726,63436.5
Goods related24,07028.424,24230.922,75031.2
Business services22,11026.021,89127.920,65728.3
Public administration and safety2,1542.51,6832.12,6463.6
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3240.41920.21570.2

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

Data are based on a 2015-16 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more