Lismore City

Value added

In Lismore City, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $507 million in 2022/23.

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 City2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing161.66.42.5130.96.12.4+30.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services56.
Wholesale Trade69.42.74.870.83.35.2-1.4
Retail Trade219.58.75.1179.08.45.1+40.5
Accommodation and Food Services98.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing69.
Information Media and Telecommunications31.21.24.430.81.43.3+0.4
Financial and Insurance Services87.33.411.3102.44.811.3-15.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services56.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services135.05.310.5113.35.39.5+21.7
Administrative and Support Services130.55.24.992.34.34.6+38.1
Public Administration and Safety117.14.65.2123.35.84.9-6.1
Education and Training281.111.15.6269.312.65.6+11.8
Health Care and Social Assistance507.420.08.6388.918.27.3+118.5
Arts and Recreation Services12.10.50.815.80.70.9-3.8
Other Services87.93.51.659.82.82.0+28.2
Total industries2,531.2100.0100.02,136.0100.0100.0+395.2

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 (507 million or 20.0%)
  • Education and Training (281 million or 11.1%)
  • Retail Trade (219 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,008 million in total or 39.8% 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; 5.6% in Education and Training and 5.1% 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 (20.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.4% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (11.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.3% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Lismore City $increased by 395 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Lismore City were for:

  • Mining (+$130 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$119 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$40 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$38 million)

Lismore City

economic profile