Ku-ring-gai Council area

Industry composition

In 2021, the Household services sector accounted for 58.7% of employment in Ku-ring-gai Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (47.4% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of Ku-ring-gai 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 Ku-ring-gai Council area'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
Ku-ring-gai Council area202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing830.21150.31100.3
Mining1490.4800.2320.1
Goods related7,42919.77,49621.29,08626.0
Household services22,12558.719,25554.416,59647.4
Business services7,10818.87,56321.48,12823.2
Public administration and safety8152.28862.51,0523.0
Total Industries37,708100.035,395100.035,004100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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Ku-ring-gai Council

economic profile