Willoughby City

Industry composition

In 2021, the Business services sector accounted for 35.0% of employment in Willoughby City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.6% in 2011)

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.

Employment composition
Willoughby City202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing420.1760.1610.1
Mining2510.32650.42540.4
Goods related22,98029.222,19231.222,79635.5
Household services24,30230.923,46532.918,18928.3
Business services27,49035.022,56831.720,97832.6
Public administration and safety3,5644.52,6753.81,9793.1
Total Industries78,629100.071,242100.064,257100.0

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 2018-19 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

economic profile