Central Coast Council area


In Central Coast Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $5,020 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Central Coast 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 Central Coast 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
Central Coast Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing517.61.62.5372.31.42.5+145.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,
Wholesale Trade1,
Retail Trade1,860.25.83.81,745.46.64.0+114.8
Accommodation and Food Services1,611.15.03.11,
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,753.65.57.61,
Information Media and Telecommunications962.43.04.6515.21.93.4+447.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,951.06.19.71,361.55.18.8+589.5
Administrative and Support Services1,
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training1,,
Health Care and Social Assistance3,510.410.95.72,347.18.84.8+1,163.3
Arts and Recreation Services270.50.81.1330.21.21.2-59.7
Other Services722.72.31.6798.13.02.0-75.3
Total industries32,086.7100.0100.026,630.6100.0100.0+5,456.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 Central Coast Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($5,020 million or 15.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($4,148 million or 12.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($3,510 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $12,678 million in total or 39.5% of the total output by total industry in the Central Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 13.4% in Construction; 9.5% in Manufacturing and 5.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (4.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (12.9% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Central Coast Council area increased by $5,456 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Central Coast Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$1,163 million)
  • Construction (+$929 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$589 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$511 million)

Central Coast NSW

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