Edward River Council


In Edward River Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $266 million in 2022/23.

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 Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing266.228.82.5224.423.32.5+41.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services69.57.52.779.38.22.6-9.8
Wholesale Trade24.
Retail Trade44.54.83.837.03.84.0+7.4
Accommodation and Food Services38.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42.24.67.642.24.46.8+0.0
Information Media and Telecommunications4.
Financial and Insurance Services17.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services22.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services31.23.49.736.93.88.8-5.7
Administrative and Support Services25.92.83.715.41.63.4+10.5
Public Administration and Safety37.
Education and Training36.84.03.732.73.43.8+4.1
Health Care and Social Assistance75.48.15.763.36.64.8+12.1
Arts and Recreation Services7.
Other Services20.52.21.621.12.22.0-0.6
Total industries925.6100.0100.0962.3100.0100.0-36.8

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 Edward River Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($266 million or 28.8%)
  • Construction ($120 million or 12.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($75 million or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $462 million in total or 49.9% of the total output by total industry in the Edward River Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 2.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.4% in Construction and 5.7% 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 (28.8% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (4.6% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Edward River Council decreased by $-37 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Edward River Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$42 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$12 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$11 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$7 million)

Edward River Council

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