Sydney Eastern Suburbs

economic profile

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Waverley Council area

Industry composition

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

Understanding the economic role of 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 Waverley 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.

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Employment composition
Waverley Council area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing210.1540.2480.2
Goods related10,45534.77,99530.27,59331.9
Household services12,44841.311,52443.59,70940.8
Business services5,99319.95,76821.85,29222.2
Public administration and safety1,1813.91,0934.11,1584.9
Total Industries30,124100.026,472100.023,809100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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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Sydney Eastern Suburbs

economic profile