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Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 32.6% of employment in Lithgow City Council . The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (39.0% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Lithgow City 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 the Lithgow City Council '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
Employment composition Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 2.8% Business services, 2018: 9.0% Mining, 2018: 10.9% Public administration and safety, 2018: 12.2% Household services, 2018: 32.6% Goods related, 2018: 32.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 2.4% Business services, 2013: 9.5% Mining, 2013: 15.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 9.5% Household services, 2013: 29.2% Goods related, 2013: 34.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 2.9% Business services, 2008: 9.4% Mining, 2008: 12.3% Public administration and safety, 2008: 8.5% Household services, 2008: 27.9% Goods related, 2008: 39.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Lithgow City Council 201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related2,80132.63,02234.23,30639.0
Household services2,80032.62,57929.22,36727.9
Public administration and safety1,05012.28399.57178.5
Mining93510.91,34215.21,04312.3
Business services7749.08399.57989.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2412.82162.42422.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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