UOW's Economic Footprint

UOW's total direct, indirect and induced economic contribution to Gross Domestic Product in 2015 was $1.2 billion. The various activities related to UOW helped generate $2.2 billion in gross output annually. This reflects the continued significance of UOW in the Illawarra and Australia more broadly.

Economic Impact Graph 

 

Jobs

Labour income

Gross output

Annual aggregate

Direct, indirect and induced

10,169 FTEs

$778M

$2.161B

UOW's ripple effects

(multipliers)

1.7

Every 1,000 FTEs created by UOW related expenditure supports another 1,100 elsewhere in the economy.

1.4

Every $1M in labour income generated by UOW related expenditure generates another $800,000 of income elsewhere in the economy.

1.6

Every $1M in value added as a result of UOW related expenditure generates another $1M of income elsewhere in the economy.

   

 

Last reviewed: 28 November, 2016