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Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.0% of employment in the City of Ipswich. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (47.1% in 2009)

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, 2019: 0.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2019: 9.3% Business services, 2019: 9.8% Household services, 2019: 36.4% Goods related, 2019: 43.0% Mining, 2014: 0.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2014: 9.5% Business services, 2014: 10.7% Household services, 2014: 37.0% Goods related, 2014: 41.3% Mining, 2009: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2009: 8.9% Business services, 2009: 10.3% Household services, 2009: 32.2% Goods related, 2009: 47.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Ipswich201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related33,51843.028,02341.329,15347.1
Household services28,38136.425,09737.019,92332.2
Business services7,6719.87,23510.76,35410.3
Public administration and safety7,2219.36,4309.55,5278.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7400.95220.85040.8
Mining4180.54880.73950.6

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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