Wagga Wagga City

Industry composition

In 2020, the Household services sector accounted for 39.5% of employment in Wagga Wagga City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (34.9% in 2009)

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 City202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,1053.21,5844.71,2623.9
Mining440.1360.1460.1
Goods related12,29235.712,60337.012,41138.5
Household services13,59939.512,38436.411,24334.9
Business services3,63910.63,60510.63,58911.1
Public administration and safety3,74410.93,82011.23,67111.4
Total Industries34,424100.034,031100.032,221100.0

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 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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Wagga Wagga City Council

economic profile