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Inner West Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 40.7% of employment in the Inner West Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (34.2% in 2008)

Understanding the economic role of the Inner West Council area 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 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.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2018: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2018: 6.7% Business services, 2018: 16.6% Goods related, 2018: 35.8% Household services, 2018: 40.7% Mining, 2013: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 6.3% Business services, 2013: 18.2% Goods related, 2013: 38.2% Household services, 2013: 37.0% Mining, 2008: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.8% Business services, 2008: 17.7% Goods related, 2008: 42.1% Household services, 2008: 34.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Inner West Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services30,69540.725,43037.022,73834.2
Goods related27,03735.826,29538.227,98842.1
Business services12,53516.612,52218.211,80717.7
Public administration and safety5,0216.74,3666.33,8595.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1460.21190.21500.2
Mining120.0250.030.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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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