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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 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, 2019: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 3.0% Business services, 2019: 9.8% Public administration and safety, 2019: 12.6% Goods related, 2019: 35.8% Household services, 2019: 38.6% Mining, 2014: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 3.6% Business services, 2014: 10.6% Public administration and safety, 2014: 11.2% Goods related, 2014: 37.8% Household services, 2014: 36.6% Mining, 2009: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 3.8% Business services, 2009: 11.3% Public administration and safety, 2009: 11.4% Goods related, 2009: 38.0% Household services, 2009: 35.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Wagga Wagga City201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services13,50838.612,31236.611,37135.3
Goods related12,54335.812,74437.812,23438.0
Public administration and safety4,43012.63,78311.23,68111.4
Business services3,4309.83,57410.63,65211.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,0623.01,2193.61,2373.8
Mining600.2390.1500.2

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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