Shoalhaven City

Industry composition

In 2021, the Goods related sector accounted for 39.2% of employment in Shoalhaven City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (37.1% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of Shoalhaven 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 Shoalhaven 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.

Employment composition
Shoalhaven City202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,1582.98672.21,1443.2
Mining2520.61020.3590.2
Goods related15,90639.214,13235.713,32937.1
Household services15,02037.015,53739.213,42937.4
Business services4,63811.45,07812.84,37012.2
Public administration and safety3,6088.93,9109.93,59210.0
Total Industries40,582100.039,626100.035,923100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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Shoalhaven City Council

economic profile