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Waverley Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 41.3% of employment in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (40.8% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the Sydney Eastern Suburbs 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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs'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, 2019: 0.1% Mining, 2019: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2019: 3.9% Business services, 2019: 19.9% Goods related, 2019: 34.7% Household services, 2019: 41.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 0.2% Mining, 2014: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2014: 4.1% Business services, 2014: 21.8% Goods related, 2014: 30.2% Household services, 2014: 43.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 0.2% Mining, 2009: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2009: 4.9% Business services, 2009: 22.2% Goods related, 2009: 31.9% Household services, 2009: 40.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Waverley Council area201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services12,44841.311,52443.59,70940.8
Goods related10,45534.77,99530.27,59331.9
Business services5,99319.95,76821.85,29222.2
Public administration and safety1,1813.91,0934.11,1584.9
Mining270.1380.1100.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing210.1540.2480.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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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