Burwood Council area


In Burwood Council area, Transport, Postal and Warehousing had the largest output by industry, generating $630 million in 2021/22.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Burwood Council area. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Burwood Council area’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 get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

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

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Burwood Council area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9.
Wholesale Trade34.80.84.736.30.84.9-1.5
Retail Trade279.56.34.2287.06.24.2-7.5
Accommodation and Food Services129.32.92.4157.73.42.7-28.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing630.214.25.3460.810.06.2+169.4
Information Media and Telecommunications88.62.04.653.51.23.7+35.1
Financial and Insurance Services317.67.110.4452.19.89.9-134.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services417.59.46.0555.212.06.4-137.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services395.08.910.3381.08.39.2+14.1
Administrative and Support Services141.43.23.7137.13.03.5+4.3
Public Administration and Safety328.57.44.4332.07.24.1-3.5
Education and Training486.110.94.2405.88.84.3+80.2
Health Care and Social Assistance420.79.45.8384.08.35.1+36.8
Arts and Recreation Services13.
Other Services70.81.61.684.21.81.9-13.4
Total industries4,452.9100.0100.04,617.4100.0100.0-164.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 output by industry sectors in Burwood Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($630 million or 14.2%)
  • Construction ($621 million or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training ($486 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,737 million in total or 39.0% of the total output by total industry in the Burwood Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 5.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 12.9% in Construction and 4.2% in Education and Training.

The major differences between output by industries of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (14.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (1.5% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Education and Training (10.9% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Wholesale Trade (0.8% compared to 4.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Burwood Council area decreased by $-164 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Burwood Council area were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$169 million)
  • Education and Training (+$80 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$37 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$35 million)

Burwood Council

economic profile