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Industry composition

In 2018, the Business services sector accounted for 40.3% of employment in City of Port Phillip. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (41.8% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of City of Port Phillip 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 City of Port Phillip'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, 2018: 0.3% Mining, 2018: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2018: 2.7% Goods related, 2018: 27.5% Household services, 2018: 28.7% Business services, 2018: 40.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.2% Mining, 2013: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.1% Goods related, 2013: 29.3% Household services, 2013: 25.3% Business services, 2013: 41.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.2% Mining, 2008: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.7% Goods related, 2008: 31.0% Household services, 2008: 22.9% Business services, 2008: 41.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Port Phillip201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Business services37,47340.335,02841.335,85641.8
Household services26,66628.721,39825.319,64122.9
Goods related25,57427.524,79729.326,59631.0
Public administration and safety2,4882.72,6313.13,1573.7
Mining4810.56920.83350.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3090.31920.21640.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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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