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In Coffs Harbour City, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $1,163 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Coffs Harbour City. 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 Coffs Harbour 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 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
Coffs Harbour City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing411.16.32.0406.26.92.6+4.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services152.42.42.6182.53.13.4-30.0
Wholesale Trade170.22.64.3142.72.44.3+27.5
Retail Trade372.75.83.8368.56.24.0+4.2
Accommodation and Food Services324.15.03.0357.36.02.9-33.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing247.83.85.4333.25.66.2-85.4
Information Media and Telecommunications124.51.94.3131.42.23.9-7.0
Financial and Insurance Services220.23.410.3213.23.610.2+7.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services820.212.712.7692.011.710.6+128.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services291.64.58.7240.04.17.6+51.6
Administrative and Support Services226.73.53.4240.34.13.9-13.6
Public Administration and Safety284.94.43.8261.34.44.3+23.6
Education and Training335.85.23.4273.14.63.3+62.6
Health Care and Social Assistance646.210.04.9462.37.84.3+183.9
Arts and Recreation Services42.
Other Services175.02.71.8138.12.31.9+36.9
Total industries6,474.1100.0100.05,916.6100.0100.0+557.5

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 Coffs Harbour City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,163 million or 18.0%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($820 million or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($646 million or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,629 million in total or 40.6% of the total output by total industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

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 4.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (3.4% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (18.0% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.0% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.3% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Coffs Harbour City increased by $558 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Coffs Harbour City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$184 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$128 million)
  • Construction (+$104 million)
  • Mining (+$91 million)

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