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Industry composition

In 2017, 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 (34.1% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Wagga Wagga City 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 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
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 4.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 11.2% Business services, 2017: 11.2% Goods related, 2017: 33.7% Household services, 2017: 39.5% Mining, 2012: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 3.4% Public administration and safety, 2012: 11.5% Business services, 2012: 11.4% Goods related, 2012: 36.5% Household services, 2012: 37.1% Mining, 2007: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 4.3% Public administration and safety, 2007: 11.0% Business services, 2007: 11.9% Goods related, 2007: 38.5% Household services, 2007: 34.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Wagga Wagga City201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services13,33139.512,24537.110,76534.1
Goods related11,38133.712,06136.512,14238.5
Business services3,79911.23,78211.43,75911.9
Public administration and safety3,76911.23,79711.53,45711.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,4664.31,1113.41,3704.3
Mining360.1520.2360.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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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