Inner West Council area

Local sales

In the Inner West Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $2,848 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202007/08Change
Industry$m%. Australia$m%. Australia2007/08 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing14.90.11.422.00.22.0-7.1
Mining5.60.01.71.00.02.7+4.5
Manufacturing1,069.47.06.01,117.38.710.1-47.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services60.50.43.351.70.43.8+8.9
Construction2,598.016.921.61,546.812.120.9+1,051.2
Wholesale Trade564.43.73.3541.34.23.6+23.0
Retail Trade926.86.04.3753.55.94.5+173.4
Accommodation and Food Services646.74.22.6553.44.32.6+93.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing755.74.94.5846.56.65.3-90.7
Information Media and Telecommunications345.52.32.8237.61.91.8+107.9
Financial and Insurance Services736.34.86.1538.04.25.5+198.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,848.418.612.83,055.823.912.6-207.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,284.28.47.9890.57.05.8+393.7
Administrative and Support Services551.43.63.7611.94.84.2-60.5
Public Administration and Safety835.45.44.5581.84.64.1+253.6
Education and Training609.64.03.8439.93.43.5+169.7
Health Care and Social Assistance942.26.16.6586.44.63.9+355.8
Arts and Recreation Services183.51.21.175.00.60.8+108.4
Other Services358.12.32.1330.32.62.4+27.8
Total industries15,336.7100.0100.012,780.8100.0100.0+2,555.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 2016-17 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($2,848million or 18.6%)
  • Construction ($2,598million or 16.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,284million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,731 million in total or 43.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Inner West Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Australia accounted for 12.8% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 21.6% in Construction and 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (18.6% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (16.9% compared to 21.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.4% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Retail Trade (6.0% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Inner West Council area $increased by 2,556 million between 2007/08 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2007/08 and 2019/20 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$1,051 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$394 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$356 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$254 million)

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