Shoalhaven City


In Shoalhaven City, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $2,011 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Shoalhaven City. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Shoalhaven City’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Shoalhaven City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing340.43.52.4197.32.32.3+143.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services597.56.12.5251.52.92.8+345.9
Wholesale Trade167.21.74.6143.41.74.4+23.8
Retail Trade410.54.23.9421.24.93.8-10.8
Accommodation and Food Services387.83.92.7427.25.03.0-39.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing300.13.05.2330.63.85.8-30.5
Information Media and Telecommunications119.51.24.3102.91.23.5+16.6
Financial and Insurance Services172.41.810.1184.62.110.2-12.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services867.38.810.9963.511.211.4-96.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services416.84.29.3355.04.18.3+61.8
Administrative and Support Services240.02.43.2326.33.83.6-86.3
Public Administration and Safety1,,120.913.03.9-42.8
Education and Training308.63.13.8318.53.73.8-9.9
Health Care and Social Assistance660.06.75.5594.96.94.7+65.2
Arts and Recreation Services70.
Other Services255.52.61.9177.02.11.9+78.4
Total industries9,843.6100.0100.08,593.0100.0100.0+1,250.6

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 output by industry sectors in Shoalhaven City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,011 million or 20.4%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,326 million or 13.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,078 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,415 million in total or 44.9% of the total output by total industry in the Shoalhaven City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 11.9% in Construction; 9.9% in Manufacturing and 4.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between output by industries of Shoalhaven City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (20.4% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.8% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Public Administration and Safety (11.0% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Shoalhaven City increased by $1,251 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Shoalhaven City were for:

  • Construction (+$438 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$358 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$346 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$143 million)

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