City of Parramatta


In the City of Parramatta, Financial and Insurance Services had the largest output by industry, generating $9,361 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Parramatta. 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 the City of Parramatta’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
City of Parramatta2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing62.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,,465.35.33.4-234.6
Wholesale Trade2,873.05.24.32,567.75.54.3+305.3
Retail Trade1,,
Accommodation and Food Services877.21.63.0700.71.52.9+176.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,715.03.15.41,793.73.86.2-78.7
Information Media and Telecommunications1,
Financial and Insurance Services9,360.717.010.37,896.516.910.2+1,464.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5,299.29.612.73,798.78.110.6+1,500.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,,
Administrative and Support Services1,999.03.63.41,673.73.63.9+325.2
Public Administration and Safety3,926.17.13.83,595.57.74.3+330.6
Education and Training1,313.92.43.4957.42.13.3+356.6
Health Care and Social Assistance3,,308.35.04.3+757.7
Arts and Recreation Services796.31.41.1567.91.21.2+228.4
Other Services821.11.51.8752.11.61.9+69.0
Total industries54,936.2100.0100.046,627.2100.0100.0+8,308.9

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 the City of Parramatta in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($9,361 million or 17.0%)
  • Construction ($8,408 million or 15.3%)
  • Manufacturing ($6,534 million or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $24,303 million in total or 44.2% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Parramatta.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; 12.7% in Construction and 9.1% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (17.0% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Public Administration and Safety (7.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (9.6% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.8% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Parramatta increased by $8,309 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$4,465 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$1,501 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$1,464 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$929 million)

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