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Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 40.4% of employment in the City of Ipswich. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (47.3% in 2008)

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, 2018: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 9.5% Business services, 2018: 10.1% Household services, 2018: 38.4% Goods related, 2018: 40.4% Mining, 2013: 0.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2013: 9.5% Business services, 2013: 10.5% Household services, 2013: 35.9% Goods related, 2013: 42.6% Mining, 2008: 0.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2008: 8.9% Business services, 2008: 10.1% Household services, 2008: 32.1% Goods related, 2008: 47.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Ipswich201820132008
Goods related31,10540.428,20142.628,70547.3
Household services29,52038.423,79935.919,49432.1
Business services7,78910.16,92710.56,16210.1
Public administration and safety7,2969.56,3189.55,3918.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7681.05030.86031.0

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