Upper Lachlan Shire


In Upper Lachlan Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $192 million in 2019/20.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Upper Lachlan 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 Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing191.530.81.8215.640.32.9-24.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services44.77.22.824.64.62.8+20.1
Wholesale Trade15.
Retail Trade18.32.93.715.83.03.9+2.4
Accommodation and Food Services16.62.72.814.62.73.0+2.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing16.
Information Media and Telecommunications10.
Financial and Insurance Services6.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.31.210.722.74.210.7-15.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services19.
Administrative and Support Services11.91.93.510.72.04.0+1.3
Public Administration and Safety22.53.63.917.43.34.0+5.0
Education and Training25.64.13.722.34.23.6+3.3
Health Care and Social Assistance26.
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services18.22.91.712.22.31.8+5.9
Total industries622.1100.0100.0535.5100.0100.0+86.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Upper Lachlan Shire in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($192 million or 30.8%)
  • Construction ($78 million or 12.5%)
  • Mining ($72 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $341 million in total or 54.7% of the total output by total industry in the Upper Lachlan Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 1.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.7% in Construction and 3.0% in Mining.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (30.8% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1.2% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (11.5% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Upper Lachlan Shire increased by $87 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Upper Lachlan Shire were for:

  • Mining (+$60 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$20 million)
  • Construction (+$16 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$8 million)

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