Penrith City

Industry composition

In 2022, the Goods related sector accounted for 45.0% of employment in Penrith City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (44.5% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Penrith City Council provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of Penrith City's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

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Employment composition
Penrith City202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing8541.08601.16330.9
Goods related40,26645.037,21045.631,24744.5
Household services33,37737.329,95736.725,61036.4
Business services8,92310.08,13610.06,9219.8
Public administration and safety5,8416.55,1826.45,4797.8
Total Industries89,472100.081,604100.070,269100.0

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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Penrith City Council

economic profile