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Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 42.8% of employment in the City of Ipswich. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (47.8% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the City of Ipswich 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 Ipswich'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, 2015: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2015: 10.5% Business services, 2015: 10.7% Household services, 2015: 34.5% Goods related, 2015: 42.8% Mining, 2010: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2010: 10.0% Business services, 2010: 10.3% Household services, 2010: 32.5% Goods related, 2010: 45.8% Mining, 2005: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 1.2% Public administration and safety, 2005: 9.1% Business services, 2005: 10.1% Household services, 2005: 31.2% Goods related, 2005: 47.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Ipswich201520102005
Goods related29,09442.828,53345.824,41747.8
Household services23,47034.520,23332.515,95631.2
Business services7,30010.76,44510.35,14210.1
Public administration and safety7,13610.56,25010.04,6689.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5830.94850.85941.2

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

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.