Ku-ring-gai Council area


In Ku-ring-gai Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $2,342 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Ku-ring-gai 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 Ku-ring-gai 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
Ku-ring-gai Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing81.80.72.537.20.42.5+44.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services63.40.52.725.10.22.6+38.3
Wholesale Trade319.62.74.0404.84.04.9-85.2
Retail Trade519.34.53.8388.03.84.0+131.3
Accommodation and Food Services372.83.23.1256.12.53.0+116.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing456.73.97.6224.12.26.8+232.6
Information Media and Telecommunications327.32.84.6161.31.63.4+166.1
Financial and Insurance Services748.56.49.0568.35.69.0+180.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,342.011.56.11,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,736.614.99.71,293.912.88.8+442.7
Administrative and Support Services347.33.03.7310.13.13.4+37.2
Public Administration and Safety189.21.64.0159.31.63.6+29.9
Education and Training792.76.83.7692.56.83.8+100.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,281.711.05.71,
Arts and Recreation Services105.00.91.1108.11.11.2-3.1
Other Services192.71.71.6229.62.32.0-36.9
Total industries11,659.4100.0100.010,132.4100.0100.0+1,527.0

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 Ku-ring-gai Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,342 million or 20.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,737 million or 14.9%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,342 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,421 million in total or 46.5% of the total output by total industry in the Ku-ring-gai Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 13.4% in Construction; 9.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 6.1% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between output by industries of Ku-ring-gai Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (20.1% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (3.6% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (11.5% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.0% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Ku-ring-gai Council area increased by $1,527 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$443 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$276 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$233 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$180 million)

Ku-ring-gai Council

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