Lismore City


In Lismore City, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest output by industry, generating $734 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Lismore City. 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 Lismore City’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
Lismore City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing355.77.22.5290.06.92.5+65.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services168.43.42.7104.22.52.6+64.2
Wholesale Trade125.52.54.0127.83.04.9-2.3
Retail Trade356.77.23.8293.27.04.0+63.5
Accommodation and Food Services216.04.43.1152.13.63.0+63.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing184.23.77.6168.84.06.8+15.5
Information Media and Telecommunications64.01.34.659.91.43.4+4.1
Financial and Insurance Services145.22.99.0157.03.79.0-11.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services180.63.76.1221.85.36.7-41.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services274.75.69.7217.95.28.8+56.8
Administrative and Support Services219.64.53.7142.93.43.4+76.7
Public Administration and Safety193.53.94.0195.44.73.6-2.0
Education and Training403.08.23.7392.29.33.8+10.8
Health Care and Social Assistance734.214.95.7558.813.34.8+175.5
Arts and Recreation Services33.
Other Services180.93.71.6137.53.32.0+43.4
Total industries4,934.1100.0100.04,199.2100.0100.0+735.0

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 output by industry sectors in Lismore City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($734 million or 14.9%)
  • Construction ($528 million or 10.7%)
  • Education and Training ($403 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,665 million in total or 33.7% of the total output by total industry in the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 5.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 13.4% in Construction and 3.7% in Education and Training.

The major differences between output by industries of Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.2% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Education and Training (8.2% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Lismore City increased by $735 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$175 million)
  • Mining (+$125 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$77 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$66 million)

Lismore City

economic profile