.id deliver Australia’s leading economic modelling and detailed industry data at the local level. This is used in conjunction with Census and other data to provide the most comprehensive tool available for local government.
economy.id is a curated online economic tool that provides in-depth and up-to-date economic insights for local areas.
Using economy.id, you'll spend less time crunching data and more time telling the important stories of your changing economy that promote, develop and monitor it.
More than 200 local councils and regional authorities around Australia inform their decisions using economy.id.
economy.id tells a cohesive story of your local economy – how it is changing over time, and how it compares to other areas.
The tools in economy.id help you gain insight into how well your economy is performing to attract investment, grow jobs and create wealth. These tools include:
Over 200 councils across Australia subscribe to economy.id and provide access to this valuable resource on their website or through .id’s demographic resource centre.
Give your team and community the power to see these changes clearly, uncover trends, test assumptions and make informed decisions.
.id tools are used by more than 250 councils around Australia
Turn data into knowledge.
economy.id enables us to have reliable economic information on hand quickly to promote our local economy to visitors and investors, and support our submissions to other tiers of government.
A resource for all.
Empower community leaders and help businesses flourish. economy.id is made available online to all, allowing council, local businesses and community groups to work from the same evidence base to:
Designed for decision makers.
One of the most powerful tools for council staff is the ability to demonstrate, with solid evidence, how particular economic activity will impact and benefit the wider community. With this evidence-base, you can make confident strategic decisions and build a powerful case for funding applications, investment attraction activities, land-use planning, and community / social service activities and facilities.
Get essential context by comparing your LGA and areas within it against each other and benchmark geographies of your choice.
Is your economy changing? economy.id provides the earliest detection of trends and monitoring between Census years including long range time series for many data sets each single year since the year 2000
Make the data work for you. Download raw data, export charts and tables, right from the site page. Or you can generate a PDF of the page or share. For more formal reporting visit the economy "downloads" section to create your own custom reports.
An essential tool for all of council.