Wagga Wagga City

Industry composition

In 2022, the Household services sector accounted for 39.9% of employment in Wagga Wagga City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.4% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Wagga Wagga 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 Wagga Wagga 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.

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Employment composition
Wagga Wagga City202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,4083.71,5644.61,1593.5
Mining550.1470.1480.1
Goods related13,05233.911,41933.412,04636.5
Household services15,33839.913,59539.712,01836.4
Business services4,02310.53,92011.53,78011.5
Public administration and safety4,57511.93,68910.83,93111.9
Total Industries38,452100.034,234100.032,983100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 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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Wagga Wagga City Council

economic profile