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In Penrith City, Manufacturing is the most productive industry, generating $919 million in 2015/16.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Penrith City. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Penrith City’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysis section. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
Penrith City - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing71.81.01.762.41.02.1+9.4
Mining55.50.82.321.80.42.1+33.6
Manufacturing918.613.17.1837.813.89.6+80.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services298.84.32.9268.14.43.2+30.6
Construction683.99.87.4506.38.46.6+177.6
Wholesale Trade451.56.45.3286.24.75.2+165.3
Retail Trade536.87.75.2465.37.75.0+71.5
Accommodation and Food Services245.43.53.3254.64.23.4-9.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing367.85.35.1347.95.75.2+19.9
Information Media and Telecommunications102.11.54.897.51.64.7+4.6
Financial and Insurance Services298.74.315.2271.14.514.2+27.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services231.33.34.2162.42.73.2+68.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services234.83.48.8219.63.68.6+15.2
Administrative and Support Services170.42.43.6161.92.73.8+8.5
Public Administration and Safety651.69.36.1590.09.76.2+61.6
Education and Training685.09.85.7628.210.46.1+56.8
Health Care and Social Assistance702.510.07.8606.610.07.2+95.9
Arts and Recreation Services76.51.11.275.51.21.3+1.0
Other Services218.53.12.4194.13.22.4+24.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Value added by industry sector 2015/16
Value added by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 1.7% Mining, New South Wales: 2.3% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 2.9% Construction, New South Wales: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 5.3% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 5.2% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.8% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 15.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 4.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.8% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.1% Education and Training, New South Wales: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 7.8% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.2% Other Services, New South Wales: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Penrith City: 1.0% Mining, Penrith City: 0.8% Manufacturing, Penrith City: 13.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Penrith City: 4.3% Construction, Penrith City: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Penrith City: 6.4% Retail Trade, Penrith City: 7.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Penrith City: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Penrith City: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Penrith City: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Penrith City: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Penrith City: 3.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Penrith City: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, Penrith City: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Penrith City: 9.3% Education and Training, Penrith City: 9.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Penrith City: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Penrith City: 1.1% Other Services, Penrith City: 3.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Penrith City in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($919 million or 13.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($703 million or 10.0%)
  • Education and Training ($685 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,306 million in total or 32.9% of the total value added by industry in Penrith City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 7.1% in Manufacturing; 7.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 5.7% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Penrith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (13.1% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (9.8% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.3% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 8.8%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in value added by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Penrith City: +$9.4 million Mining, Penrith City: +$33.6 million Manufacturing, Penrith City: +$80.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Penrith City: +$30.6 million Construction, Penrith City: +$177.6 million Wholesale Trade, Penrith City: +$165.3 million Retail Trade, Penrith City: +$71.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, Penrith City: -$9.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Penrith City: +$19.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Penrith City: +$4.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, Penrith City: +$27.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Penrith City: +$68.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Penrith City: +$15.2 million Administrative and Support Services, Penrith City: +$8.5 million Public Administration and Safety, Penrith City: +$61.6 million Education and Training, Penrith City: +$56.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Penrith City: +$95.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, Penrith City: +$1.0 million Other Services, Penrith City: +$24.5 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Penrith City increased by 944.3 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Penrith City were for:

  • Construction (+$178 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$165 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$96 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$81 million)

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