Edward River Council


In Edward River Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $282 million in 2021/22.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Edward River Council. 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 Edward River Council’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
Edward River Council2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing281.930.73.1203.022.42.7+78.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services58.16.32.782.99.22.8-24.8
Wholesale Trade26.02.84.731.03.44.9-5.0
Retail Trade32.
Accommodation and Food Services19.52.12.425.42.82.7-5.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing45.75.05.337.94.26.2+7.7
Information Media and Telecommunications12.
Financial and Insurance Services25.02.710.427.93.19.9-2.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services16.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services32.53.510.328.83.29.2+3.7
Administrative and Support Services16.41.83.713.91.53.5+2.5
Public Administration and Safety35.33.84.432.63.64.1+2.6
Education and Training32.
Health Care and Social Assistance67.07.35.854.36.05.1+12.7
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services17.61.91.615.81.71.9+1.8
Total industries919.2100.0100.0904.9100.0100.0+14.3

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 Edward River Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($282 million or 30.7%)
  • Construction ($132 million or 14.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($67 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $481 million in total or 52.3% of the total output by total industry in the Edward River Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 3.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.9% in Construction and 5.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of Edward River Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (30.7% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1.8% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Edward River Council increased by $14 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$79 million)
  • Construction (+$16 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$13 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$9 million)

Edward River Council

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