Wollondilly Shire

Industry composition

In 2021, the Goods related sector accounted for 37.8% of employment in Wollondilly Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (44.0% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of Wollondilly Shire 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 Wollondilly Shire'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
Wollondilly Shire202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing9186.27665.95954.7
Mining2,19314.91,86814.31,87415.0
Goods related5,56537.85,12539.35,51344.0
Household services4,36129.63,54527.22,98923.9
Business services1,2238.31,2899.91,1489.2
Public administration and safety4603.14453.44063.2
Total Industries14,719100.013,037100.012,524100.0

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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Wollondilly Shire Council

economic profile