Hobsons Bay City

Industry composition

In 2021, the Goods related sector accounted for 62.0% of employment in Hobsons Bay City. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (65.6% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of Hobsons Bay 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 Hobsons Bay 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
Hobsons Bay City202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2870.71250.3820.2
Mining720.2720.2390.1
Goods related26,95962.025,13060.027,55265.6
Household services10,36723.810,72325.68,99521.4
Business services3,9609.14,0769.73,6738.7
Public administration and safety1,8354.21,7314.11,6654.0
Total Industries43,480100.041,857100.042,007100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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.

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Hobsons Bay City

economic profile