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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 43.9% of employment in the City of Boroondara. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (37.1% in 2008)

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, 2018: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 2.5% Business services, 2018: 25.1% Goods related, 2018: 28.0% Household services, 2018: 43.9% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 2.2% Business services, 2013: 27.5% Goods related, 2013: 30.4% Household services, 2013: 39.5% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.3% Business services, 2008: 28.4% Goods related, 2008: 30.9% Household services, 2008: 37.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Boroondara201820132008
Household services38,31643.931,32239.527,89037.1
Goods related24,40128.024,09630.423,19430.9
Business services21,87925.121,86827.521,34628.4
Public administration and safety2,2092.51,7772.22,4833.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2650.31690.21400.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 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