Lismore City

Value added

In Lismore City, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $499 million in 2021/22.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Lismore City. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product 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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Value added by industry sector
Lismore City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing125.85.82.4111.05.62.4+14.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services53.
Wholesale Trade80.83.75.560.83.15.6+20.0
Retail Trade173.17.95.4162.88.25.4+10.4
Accommodation and Food Services69.73.22.561.13.13.0+8.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing68.43.15.766.13.36.7+2.3
Information Media and Telecommunications24.
Financial and Insurance Services84.73.912.690.94.612.7-6.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services53.82.54.569.53.54.6-15.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services118.35.411.
Administrative and Support Services110.
Public Administration and Safety130.46.05.4122.86.25.2+7.6
Education and Training264.212.15.9296.314.96.0-32.1
Health Care and Social Assistance499.522.98.6375.518.97.3+124.0
Arts and Recreation Services10.30.50.811.50.60.9-1.2
Other Services56.52.61.758.32.92.1-1.8
Total industries2,183.9100.0100.01,984.1100.0100.0+199.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Lismore City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (499 million or 22.9%)
  • Education and Training (264 million or 12.1%)
  • Retail Trade (173 million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 937 million in total or 42.9% of the total value added by industry in the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 5.9% in Education and Training and 5.4% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (22.9% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.9% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (12.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.4% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Lismore City $increased by 200 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Lismore City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$124 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$21 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$20 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$18 million)

Lismore City

economic profile