City of Kingston

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 59.9% of employment in City of Kingston. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (65.1% in 2009)

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.

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Employment composition
City of Kingston201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4620.54290.53210.4
Goods related57,28559.952,13360.656,61865.1
Household services23,67424.721,01024.418,56521.3
Business services11,49412.09,81611.49,04010.4
Public administration and safety2,6632.82,5282.92,4072.8
Total Industries95,690100.086,002100.087,005100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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.

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City of Kingston

economic profile