Penrith City


In Penrith City, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,839 million in 2021/22.

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 City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing66.91.24.963.11.44.3+3.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services205.13.72.6280.36.02.4-75.2
Wholesale Trade545.49.96.4233.35.06.2+312.0
Retail Trade294.35.32.9174.03.72.7+120.3
Accommodation and Food Services157.72.91.786.61.92.9+71.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,426.025.87.2974.220.98.9+451.8
Information Media and Telecommunications28.
Financial and Insurance Services33.50.616.931.50.715.5+1.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services228.54.11.0191.04.11.2+37.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services70.61.310.849.51.19.3+21.1
Administrative and Support Services67.61.22.767.71.52.6-0.1
Public Administration and Safety88.81.64.982.01.84.6+6.8
Education and Training98.41.84.3221.54.84.5-123.1
Health Care and Social Assistance273.04.94.4224.94.83.9+48.1
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services65.
Total industries5,529.7100.0100.04,657.7100.0100.0+872.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 (1,839 million or 33.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,426 million or 25.8%)
  • Wholesale Trade (545 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,810 million in total or 68.9% of the total exports by industry in the Penrith City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 15.1% in Manufacturing; 7.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 6.4% 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 Transport, Postal and Warehousing (25.8% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (33.3% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.6% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.3% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Penrith City $increased by 872 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Penrith City were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$452 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$312 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$120 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$71 million)

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