Kiama Municipality

Industry composition

In 2022, the Household services sector accounted for 44.3% of employment in Kiama Municipality. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.6% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Kiama Municipal 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 Kiama Municipality'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
Kiama Municipality202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2122.91973.02844.7
Goods related2,28231.12,10832.51,87930.9
Household services3,25144.32,84943.92,71244.6
Business services1,11815.299615.388714.6
Public administration and safety4676.43365.23105.1
Total Industries7,338100.06,487100.06,076100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 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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Kiama Municipal Council

economic profile