Penrith City

Local sales

In Penrith City, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $4,406 million in 2020/21.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
Penrith City - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing233.71.41.6169.91.21.5+63.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services353.12.12.6359.02.63.0-5.9
Wholesale Trade918.75.43.6585.74.33.5+333.1
Retail Trade996.25.94.8878.06.44.7+118.3
Accommodation and Food Services525.13.12.7494.53.63.1+30.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing793.34.74.2704.75.14.5+88.7
Information Media and Telecommunications207.11.23.0173.71.32.5+33.5
Financial and Insurance Services468.32.86.8430.03.16.7+38.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,394.08.216.51,484.310.817.5-90.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services637.63.79.0509.93.78.0+127.6
Administrative and Support Services431.52.53.5497.83.64.0-66.3
Public Administration and Safety971.65.73.7864.96.33.5+106.7
Education and Training941.95.53.6850.86.23.7+91.1
Health Care and Social Assistance1,421.68.46.2954.77.05.3+466.9
Arts and Recreation Services191.51.11.0161.51.21.0+30.0
Other Services449.82.62.2385.92.82.2+63.9
Total industries17,018.6100.0100.013,714.4100.0100.0+3,304.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2017-18 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 local sales by industry sectors in Penrith City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($4,406million or 25.9%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,611million or 9.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,422million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,438 million in total or 43.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the Penrith City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 18.4% in Construction; 6.0% in Manufacturing and 6.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Penrith City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.2% compared to 16.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (25.9% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.8% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Penrith City $increased by 3,304 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Construction (+$1,600 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$467 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$333 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$250 million)

Penrith City Council

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