Inner West Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 39.2% of employment in Inner West Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (34.1% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Inner West Council 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 Inner West Council area'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.

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Employment composition
Inner West Council area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1690.21260.21690.3
Mining90.0110.050.0
Goods related28,34737.726,00937.627,99741.9
Household services29,50439.226,22037.922,78834.1
Business services12,25416.312,36017.811,87317.8
Public administration and safety4,8946.54,5236.53,9455.9
Total Industries75,177100.069,250100.066,778100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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.

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Inner West Council

economic profile