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Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 33.1% of employment in Willoughby City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (25.8% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Willoughby 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 Willoughby 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 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 0.2% Mining, 2017: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2017: 3.9% Goods related, 2017: 30.1% Business services, 2017: 32.3% Household services, 2017: 33.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 0.1% Mining, 2012: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2012: 3.1% Goods related, 2012: 35.3% Business services, 2012: 32.5% Household services, 2012: 28.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 0.2% Mining, 2007: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2007: 3.3% Goods related, 2007: 35.1% Business services, 2007: 35.4% Household services, 2007: 25.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Willoughby City201720122007
Household services23,53333.118,33628.517,14125.8
Business services22,95732.320,92532.523,50935.4
Goods related21,39830.122,77635.323,35935.1
Public administration and safety2,7573.91,9803.12,2003.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1240.2940.11110.2

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