Blacktown City

Local sales

In Blacktown City, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $7,803 million in 2020/21.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Blacktown City - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing117.70.41.683.30.41.5+34.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,552.45.32.61,438.76.33.0+113.7
Wholesale Trade1,580.55.43.61,
Retail Trade1,648.25.64.81,363.26.04.7+285.0
Accommodation and Food Services543.51.92.7595.52.63.1-52.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,,698.87.54.5+382.3
Information Media and Telecommunications543.11.93.0317.21.42.5+226.0
Financial and Insurance Services694.12.46.8571.12.56.7+123.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,030.76.916.51,888.68.317.5+142.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,
Administrative and Support Services967.43.33.5875.13.84.0+92.3
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training1,,
Health Care and Social Assistance1,965.66.76.21,
Arts and Recreation Services357.01.21.0174.20.81.0+182.8
Other Services820.22.82.2613.32.72.2+206.8
Total industries29,287.4100.0100.022,777.3100.0100.0+6,510.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2017-18 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Blacktown City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($7,803million or 26.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($2,985million or 10.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,081million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $12,869 million in total or 43.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the Blacktown City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 18.4% in Construction; 6.0% in Manufacturing and 4.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Blacktown City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.9% compared to 16.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (26.6% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.4% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Blacktown City $increased by 6,510 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Blacktown City were for:

  • Construction (+$2,204 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$779 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$551 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$443 million)

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