Sutherland Shire


In Sutherland Shire, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $3,916 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Sutherland Shire. 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 Sutherland Shire’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
Sutherland Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.80.52.592.60.52.5+18.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services485.02.32.7333.61.72.6+151.4
Wholesale Trade1,
Retail Trade1,385.16.73.81,366.67.14.0+18.5
Accommodation and Food Services922.34.43.1795.94.23.0+126.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,
Information Media and Telecommunications331.71.64.6169.70.93.4+162.0
Financial and Insurance Services1,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,499.07.26.11,543.48.16.7-44.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,097.410.19.71,616.68.48.8+480.8
Administrative and Support Services784.53.83.7633.33.33.4+151.2
Public Administration and Safety546.82.64.0437.82.33.6+109.0
Education and Training926.64.53.7783.74.13.8+142.9
Health Care and Social Assistance1,649.37.95.71,
Arts and Recreation Services326.21.61.1282.91.51.2+43.3
Other Services536.82.61.6625.63.32.0-88.8
Total industries20,820.3100.0100.019,168.5100.0100.0+1,651.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 output by industry sectors in Sutherland Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($3,916 million or 18.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($2,097 million or 10.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,930 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,943 million in total or 38.2% of the total output by total industry in the Sutherland Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 13.4% in Construction; 9.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 9.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of Sutherland Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (18.8% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (4.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (0.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Information Media and Telecommunications (1.6% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Sutherland Shire increased by $1,652 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Sutherland Shire were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$481 million)
  • Construction (+$404 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$374 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$374 million)

Sutherland Shire Council

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