Penrith City


In Penrith City, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,545 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Penrith City boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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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Total exports by industry sector
Penrith City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing96.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services535.87.22.3311.85.92.1+224.0
Wholesale Trade617.48.35.0246.24.76.0+371.2
Retail Trade93.41.32.3136.22.62.2-42.8
Accommodation and Food Services80.81.12.458.81.12.4+22.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,938.626.210.41,231.823.59.6+706.8
Information Media and Telecommunications60.90.86.719.00.45.1+42.0
Financial and Insurance Services44.80.614.544.10.814.2+0.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services332.94.51.2257.44.91.0+75.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services71.
Administrative and Support Services180.72.42.654.71.02.4+126.0
Public Administration and Safety119.71.64.596.91.84.0+22.7
Education and Training169.42.33.8342.56.54.9-173.1
Health Care and Social Assistance407.25.54.2195.23.73.3+212.0
Arts and Recreation Services13.
Other Services28.30.40.9111.02.11.5-82.7
Total industries7,395.9100.0100.05,250.8100.0100.0+2,145.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 total exports by industry sectors in Penrith City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (2,545 million or 34.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,939 million or 26.2%)
  • Wholesale Trade (617 million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,100 million in total or 69.0% of the total exports by industry in the Penrith City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 14.3% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 5.0% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Penrith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (34.4% compared to 14.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (26.2% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.6% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.0% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Penrith City $increased by 2,145 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Penrith City were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$707 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$600 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$371 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$224 million)

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