City of Kingston

Industry composition

In 2021, the Goods related sector accounted for 59.2% of employment in City of Kingston. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (63.9% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of City of Kingston 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 City of Kingston'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
City of Kingston202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4490.55240.63160.4
Goods related55,22359.252,08758.755,84263.9
Household services24,21226.022,66225.519,44522.3
Business services10,67411.510,69212.09,26910.6
Public administration and safety2,4962.72,6833.02,4542.8
Total Industries93,214100.088,737100.087,377100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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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City of Kingston

economic profile