Camden Council area


In Camden Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $3,551 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Camden 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 Camden 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
Camden Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing121.91.32.0136.02.32.6-14.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services232.42.42.6240.24.13.4-7.7
Wholesale Trade351.23.64.3226.23.94.3+125.1
Retail Trade569.25.93.8355.46.14.0+213.8
Accommodation and Food Services235.42.43.0165.82.92.9+69.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing462.64.85.4396.16.86.2+66.6
Information Media and Telecommunications61.50.64.341.90.73.9+19.7
Financial and Insurance Services238.22.510.3167.62.910.2+70.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,181.412.212.7609.610.510.6+571.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services368.93.88.7213.33.77.6+155.6
Administrative and Support Services218.42.33.4142.62.53.9+75.8
Public Administration and Safety173.81.83.8131.62.34.3+42.2
Education and Training352.33.63.4220.23.83.3+132.2
Health Care and Social Assistance295.53.14.9211.43.64.3+84.1
Arts and Recreation Services111.
Other Services198.02.01.8142.12.51.9+55.9
Total industries9,657.8100.0100.05,799.8100.0100.0+3,858.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 Camden Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($3,551 million or 36.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,181 million or 12.2%)
  • Manufacturing ($887 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,618 million in total or 58.2% of the total output by total industry in the Camden Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 12.7% in Construction; 12.7% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 9.1% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (36.8% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.8% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.6% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Camden Council area increased by $3,858 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Camden Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$1,858 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$572 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$269 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$214 million)

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