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Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 34.8% of employment in Lithgow City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (27.2% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Lithgow City 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'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, 2019: 2.9% Mining, 2019: 9.1% Business services, 2019: 9.5% Public administration and safety, 2019: 11.4% Goods related, 2019: 32.3% Household services, 2019: 34.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 2.8% Mining, 2014: 14.6% Business services, 2014: 9.3% Public administration and safety, 2014: 10.5% Goods related, 2014: 33.4% Household services, 2014: 29.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 2.6% Mining, 2009: 12.3% Business services, 2009: 9.0% Public administration and safety, 2009: 8.3% Goods related, 2009: 40.6% Household services, 2009: 27.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Lithgow City Council 201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services3,13434.82,59829.52,34727.2
Goods related2,90432.32,94333.43,50440.6
Public administration and safety1,02511.492410.57128.3
Business services8569.58179.37739.0
Mining8169.11,29114.61,06112.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2612.92472.82242.6

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