Wagga Wagga City

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 38.6% of employment in Wagga Wagga City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.3% 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 City201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,0623.01,2193.61,2373.8
Mining600.2390.1500.2
Goods related12,54335.812,74437.812,23438.0
Household services13,50838.612,31236.611,37135.3
Business services3,4309.83,57410.63,65211.3
Public administration and safety4,43012.63,78311.23,68111.4
Total Industries35,034100.033,672100.032,224100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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

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