Federation Council area


In Federation Council area, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $634 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Federation 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 Federation 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
Federation Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing506.827.32.5528.532.52.5-21.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services13.30.72.713.60.82.6-0.3
Wholesale Trade20.
Retail Trade52.02.83.844.42.74.0+7.6
Accommodation and Food Services92.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing107.95.87.684.15.26.8+23.8
Information Media and Telecommunications11.
Financial and Insurance Services10.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services24.01.39.730.91.98.8-6.9
Administrative and Support Services28.71.53.718.91.23.4+9.8
Public Administration and Safety35.
Education and Training31.51.73.727.91.73.8+3.6
Health Care and Social Assistance46.92.55.736.12.24.8+10.8
Arts and Recreation Services10.
Other Services21.71.21.626.31.62.0-4.6
Total industries1,854.5100.0100.01,627.9100.0100.0+226.6

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 Federation Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($634 million or 34.2%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($507 million or 27.3%)
  • Construction ($196 million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,336 million in total or 72.0% of the total output by total industry in the Federation Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 9.5% in Manufacturing; 2.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 13.4% in Construction.

The major differences between output by industries of Federation Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.3% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (34.2% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.3% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Federation Council area increased by $227 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$180 million)
  • Construction (+$30 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$24 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$11 million)

Federation Council

economic profile