Lithgow City Council

Local sales

In Lithgow City Council , Construction had the highest local sales, generating $238 million in 2020/21.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
Lithgow City Council - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing55.53.81.639.62.61.5+15.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services179.212.42.6177.211.53.0+2.0
Wholesale Trade35.92.53.639.32.63.5-3.4
Retail Trade59.14.14.863.44.14.7-4.3
Accommodation and Food Services59.54.12.760.33.93.1-0.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing75.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services60.44.26.852.93.46.7+7.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services84.85.916.5103.96.817.5-19.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services32.
Administrative and Support Services54.73.83.561.54.04.0-6.8
Public Administration and Safety128.88.93.7113.47.43.5+15.4
Education and Training65.14.53.660.43.93.7+4.7
Health Care and Social Assistance113.
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services43.
Total industries1,442.4100.0100.01,536.4100.0100.0-93.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2017-18 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 local sales by industry sectors in Lithgow City Council in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($238million or 16.5%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($179million or 12.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($129million or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $546 million in total or 37.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the Lithgow City Council .

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 18.4% in Construction; 2.6% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and 3.7% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Lithgow City Council and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (5.9% compared to 16.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (12.4% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (8.9% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Lithgow City Council $decreased by -94 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Lithgow City Council were for:

  • Mining (-$154 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$35 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$24 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$19 million)

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