North Sydney Council area

Industry composition

In 2023, the Business services sector accounted for 62.1% of employment in North Sydney Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (56.5% in 2012)

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.

loading animation
Employment composition
North Sydney Council area202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1450.11440.2880.1
Goods related18,79217.417,59919.715,72618.6
Household services18,13516.818,44420.616,91020.0
Business services66,87062.149,38355.347,72056.5
Public administration and safety3,2223.03,2303.63,5104.2
Total Industries107,754100.089,367100.084,524100.0

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.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

North Sydney Council

economic profile