Tamworth Regional Council


In Tamworth Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,401 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Tamworth Regional Council. 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 Tamworth Regional Council’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
Tamworth Regional Council2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing561.58.12.4453.87.32.3+107.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services197.32.92.5229.93.72.8-32.6
Wholesale Trade241.13.54.6212.43.44.4+28.7
Retail Trade317.74.63.9309.15.03.8+8.6
Accommodation and Food Services185.82.72.7198.23.23.0-12.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing428.06.25.2371.76.05.8+56.3
Information Media and Telecommunications131.81.94.372.41.23.5+59.4
Financial and Insurance Services231.53.410.1222.33.610.2+9.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services508.27.410.9526.08.511.4-17.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services196.52.89.3190.73.18.3+5.8
Administrative and Support Services211.83.13.2246.94.03.6-35.1
Public Administration and Safety500.67.34.2460.57.43.9+40.2
Education and Training290.84.23.8272.54.43.8+18.3
Health Care and Social Assistance529.37.75.5435.57.04.7+93.8
Arts and Recreation Services28.
Other Services181.72.61.9154.32.51.9+27.3
Total industries6,905.1100.0100.06,224.2100.0100.0+680.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Tamworth Regional Council in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,401 million or 20.3%)
  • Construction ($727 million or 10.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($562 million or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,690 million in total or 39.0% of the total output by total industry in the Tamworth Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 9.9% in Manufacturing; 11.9% in Construction and 2.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between output by industries of Tamworth Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (20.3% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (3.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.1% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Tamworth Regional Council increased by $681 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Tamworth Regional Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$414 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$108 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$94 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$59 million)

Tamworth Regional Council

economic profile