City of Kingston

Industry composition

In 2020, the Goods related sector accounted for 59.3% of employment in City of Kingston. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (64.1% 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.

Employment composition
City of Kingston202020152010
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6710.74540.53630.4
Goods related57,60659.350,96659.055,35364.1
Household services23,54624.221,95725.418,94622.0
Business services12,41512.810,27711.99,16610.6
Public administration and safety2,7502.82,6113.02,4322.8
Total Industries97,176100.086,337100.086,311100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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