Inner West Council area

Local sales

In the Inner West Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,802 million in 2021/22.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Inner West Council area - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing23.20.22.127.00.21.7-3.8
Mining9.10.10.94.40.02.3+4.6
Manufacturing1,264.18.67.41,181.48.97.2+82.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services76.60.52.849.90.43.0+26.7
Construction2,801.719.120.32,477.518.620.9+324.3
Wholesale Trade515.03.53.6570.14.34.1-55.1
Retail Trade1,056.47.25.0913.66.95.1+142.8
Accommodation and Food Services566.53.92.9554.24.22.6+12.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing830.55.74.2757.75.74.6+72.8
Information Media and Telecommunications441.43.03.3288.22.22.4+153.2
Financial and Insurance Services604.64.16.6666.05.06.5-61.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,402.19.68.91,523.611.59.9-121.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,449.49.910.11,263.09.59.1+186.4
Administrative and Support Services577.43.94.3502.73.84.0+74.7
Public Administration and Safety801.15.54.1716.15.43.8+85.0
Education and Training716.74.94.1567.64.34.1+149.2
Health Care and Social Assistance958.86.56.6757.05.75.7+201.8
Arts and Recreation Services183.91.31.0141.01.10.9+42.9
Other Services364.52.51.9335.12.52.1+29.4
Total industries14,643.0100.0100.013,295.9100.0100.0+1,347.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the Inner West Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,802million or 19.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,449million or 9.9%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,402million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,653 million in total or 38.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Inner West Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 20.3% in Construction; 10.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 8.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (4.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.5% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Retail Trade (7.2% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Inner West Council area $increased by 1,347 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$324 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$202 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$186 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$153 million)

Inner West Council

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