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Northern Beaches Council area

Industry composition

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In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 40.9% of employment in the Northern Beaches Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (33.5% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Northern Beaches Council area 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 the Northern Beaches 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
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2017: 2.7% Business services, 2017: 18.8% Goods related, 2017: 36.7% Household services, 2017: 40.9% Mining, 2012: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2012: 2.9% Business services, 2012: 18.8% Goods related, 2012: 41.0% Household services, 2012: 36.8% Mining, 2007: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2007: 3.1% Business services, 2007: 18.4% Goods related, 2007: 44.6% Household services, 2007: 33.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Northern Beaches Council area201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services44,26340.935,53236.830,31833.5
Goods related39,69636.739,51841.040,39044.6
Business services20,37018.818,13518.816,67518.4
Public administration and safety2,9592.72,8252.92,8553.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7930.73760.43460.4
Mining730.1740.1450.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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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