Wagga Wagga City

Industry composition

In 2021, the Household services sector accounted for 39.6% of employment in Wagga Wagga City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.7% in 2011)

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.

Employment composition
Wagga Wagga City202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,2073.51,6034.71,1823.6
Goods related11,97835.112,17835.712,25137.4
Household services13,53239.612,85637.711,68635.7
Business services3,64810.73,66410.73,84611.7
Public administration and safety3,77511.03,78711.13,76311.5
Total Industries34,160100.034,116100.032,774100.0

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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Wagga Wagga City Council

economic profile