Lismore City


In Lismore City, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $367 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Lismore City boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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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Total exports by industry sector
Lismore City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing179.410.84.1116.19.24.1+63.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services26.
Wholesale Trade22.
Retail Trade145.88.82.386.76.82.2+59.1
Accommodation and Food Services76.04.62.417.01.32.4+59.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing69.84.210.472.85.89.6-3.0
Information Media and Telecommunications10.70.66.711.70.95.1-1.0
Financial and Insurance Services13.20.814.515.11.214.2-1.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services24.31.510.
Administrative and Support Services69.94.22.620.41.62.4+49.5
Public Administration and Safety9.80.64.528.62.34.0-18.7
Education and Training222.213.43.8246.419.54.9-24.2
Health Care and Social Assistance367.422.24.2272.621.53.3+94.8
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services90.05.40.950.64.01.5+39.4
Total industries1,655.6100.0100.01,265.4100.0100.0+390.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 total exports by industry sectors in Lismore City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (367 million or 22.2%)
  • Education and Training (222 million or 13.4%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (179 million or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 769 million in total or 46.5% of the total exports by industry in the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 4.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 3.8% in Education and Training and 4.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (22.2% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.8% compared to 14.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (13.4% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.5% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Lismore City $increased by 390 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Lismore City were for:

  • Mining (+$109 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$95 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$63 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$59 million)

Lismore City

economic profile