Penrith City


In Penrith City, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,708 million in 2020/21.

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 City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing89.91.83.753.11.33.7+36.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services318.16.22.3291.87.02.5+26.2
Wholesale Trade699.713.76.5154.23.75.9+545.5
Retail Trade122.52.42.4116.92.82.3+5.5
Accommodation and Food Services68.91.32.686.62.13.0-17.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing898.717.66.9824.819.88.1+73.8
Information Media and Telecommunications21.10.46.422.20.55.3-1.1
Financial and Insurance Services32.60.616.033.10.816.2-0.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services119.92.30.8162.63.90.9-42.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services49.11.09.850.91.28.7-1.7
Administrative and Support Services32.90.62.649.21.23.1-16.3
Public Administration and Safety54.21.15.0127.43.14.6-73.2
Education and Training138.02.74.2198.14.84.1-60.1
Health Care and Social Assistance552.210.84.4195.04.73.7+357.2
Arts and Recreation Services34.
Other Services96.01.91.573.91.81.5+22.1
Total industries5,113.2100.0100.04,168.0100.0100.0+945.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,708 million or 33.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (899 million or 17.6%)
  • Wholesale Trade (700 million or 13.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,307 million in total or 64.7% of the total exports by industry in the Penrith City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 16.8% in Manufacturing; 6.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 6.5% 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 (33.4% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.6% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (17.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.0% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Penrith City $increased by 945 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Penrith City were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$546 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$357 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$74 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$37 million)

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