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Dungog Shire


In Dungog Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $162 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Dungog Shire. 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 Dungog Shire’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
Dungog Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing162.324.42.5159.828.72.5+2.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services26.64.02.722.54.02.6+4.0
Wholesale Trade8.
Retail Trade24.13.63.820.73.74.0+3.5
Accommodation and Food Services21.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.84.57.625.14.56.8+4.7
Information Media and Telecommunications004.
Financial and Insurance Services7.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services27.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services33.05.09.733.36.08.8-0.3
Administrative and Support Services17.92.73.716.12.93.4+1.9
Public Administration and Safety19.
Education and Training36.85.53.729.75.33.8+7.1
Health Care and Social Assistance30.14.55.719.23.44.8+10.9
Arts and Recreation Services5.
Other Services13.52.01.615.12.72.0-1.6
Total industries665.1100.0100.0556.7100.0100.0+108.4

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 Dungog Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($162 million or 24.4%)
  • Construction ($157 million or 23.6%)
  • Education and Training ($37 million or 5.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $356 million in total or 53.5% of the total output by total industry in the Dungog Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 2.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.4% in Construction and 3.7% in Education and Training.

The major differences between output by industries of Dungog Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.4% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (23.6% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (3.1% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Dungog Shire increased by $108 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Dungog Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$51 million)
  • Mining (+$17 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$11 million)
  • Education and Training (+$7 million)

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