Waverley Local Government Area (LGA)

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Waverley Council area

Industry composition

In 2020, the Household services sector accounted for 39.0% of employment in Waverley Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (41.2% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Waverley Local Government Area (LGA) 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 Waverley Council area'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
Waverley Council area202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing110.0240.1340.1
Mining1200.4350.1170.1
Goods related10,09234.78,94932.27,51431.4
Household services11,32039.011,77742.49,86641.2
Business services6,20121.45,84321.05,40422.6
Public administration and safety1,3024.51,1334.11,1054.6
Total Industries29,047100.027,760100.023,940100.0

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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Waverley Local Government Area (LGA)

economic profile