Liverpool City

Industry composition

In 2023, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.3% of employment in Liverpool City. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (46.9% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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.

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Employment composition
Liverpool City202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6620.68281.07311.0
Goods related44,79843.338,45747.333,29646.9
Household services37,72536.527,57933.922,89232.2
Business services10,74810.48,0149.97,91211.1
Public administration and safety9,3589.06,3217.86,1108.6
Total Industries103,403100.081,270100.070,991100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 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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Liverpool City Council

economic profile