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In Lithgow City Council , Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $867 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Lithgow City Council . 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 Lithgow City Council ’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
Lithgow City Council 2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing61.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services300.910.32.6415.513.03.4-114.6
Wholesale Trade53.21.84.341.61.34.3+11.6
Retail Trade62.12.13.864.72.04.0-2.6
Accommodation and Food Services99.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing194.46.75.4140.04.46.2+54.4
Information Media and Telecommunications13.30.54.312.10.43.9+1.3
Financial and Insurance Services77.32.610.347.21.510.2+30.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services128.44.412.793.02.910.6+35.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services34.31.28.733.21.07.6+1.1
Administrative and Support Services109.93.83.497.93.13.9+12.1
Public Administration and Safety171.95.93.8180.65.74.3-8.8
Education and Training66.22.33.458.61.83.3+7.6
Health Care and Social Assistance118.44.14.971.12.24.3+47.3
Arts and Recreation Services17.
Other Services52.81.81.841.81.31.9+10.9
Total industries2,920.8100.0100.03,196.3100.0100.0-275.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 Lithgow City Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($867 million or 29.7%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($301 million or 10.3%)
  • Construction ($254 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,422 million in total or 48.7% of the total output by total industry in the Lithgow City Council .

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 2.5% in Mining; 2.6% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and 12.7% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (29.7% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.4% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (10.3% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.6% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Lithgow City Council decreased by $-275 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Lithgow City Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$59 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$54 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$47 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$35 million)

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