North Sydney Council area

Industry composition

In 2021, the Business services sector accounted for 60.6% of employment in North Sydney Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (56.6% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of North Sydney 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 North Sydney 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
North Sydney Council area202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing850.11360.21110.1
Goods related18,08215.716,90719.316,00019.1
Household services22,12719.218,71121.416,39719.6
Business services69,94160.647,74454.547,47756.6
Public administration and safety4,7234.13,5134.03,4474.1
Total Industries115,325100.087,541100.083,842100.0

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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North Sydney Council

economic profile