Willoughby City

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 33.3% of employment in Willoughby City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (26.8% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Willoughby 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 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.

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Employment composition
Willoughby City201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing620.1820.1940.1
Goods related24,13932.623,18434.323,82336.4
Household services24,62233.320,71930.717,50726.8
Business services22,32630.121,03631.121,69633.2
Public administration and safety2,7413.72,2893.42,1133.2
Total Industries74,049100.067,578100.065,435100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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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Willoughby City Council

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