Lithgow City Council

Industry composition

In 2021, the Goods related sector accounted for 32.9% of employment in Lithgow City Council . The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (36.4% in 2011)

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 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
Lithgow City Council 202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3484.02412.82212.4
Goods related2,85932.92,75132.23,29136.4
Household services2,85132.82,69031.52,61628.9
Business services7278.485410.08469.4
Public administration and safety93310.797411.48078.9
Total Industries8,687100.08,548100.09,036100.0

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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Lithgow City Council

economic profile