City of Wollongong Economic Insight Report - December 2019
Welcome to the City of Wollongong's Economic Insights Report, an interactive resource for understanding the key metrics driving economic opportunity in the city. To create a complete picture of activity in the city, no one data set should be considered in isolation. Data is updated twice a year as it becomes available.
Local GRP in the City of Wollongong was stronger in the December 2019 quarter than it was in the September quarter. Four quarter total GRP ($12393.9M) was higher than that generated in the four quarters to Dec 2018 due to a high Dec 2019 quarter.
Local Job numbers also grew this quarter and were up compared to the same time last year too. The average local jobs number for the four quarters to City of Wollongong was 96,654.
The value of building approvals grew this quarter, driven by residential approvals. However, they were down from that experienced in the same quarter last year.
Visitation numbers for the quarter were up. Total domestic visitation increased and so did international visitation.