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In Waverley Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the largest output by industry, generating $1,618 million in 2019/20.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Waverley Council area. 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 Waverley Council area’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
Waverley Council area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services63.70.82.855.40.72.8+8.3
Wholesale Trade183.72.24.4202.82.74.3-19.1
Retail Trade685.18.13.7574.87.63.9+110.3
Accommodation and Food Services421.15.02.8433.25.73.0-12.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing257.53.16.1125.81.75.9+131.7
Information Media and Telecommunications254.03.04.3184.62.43.5+69.4
Financial and Insurance Services497.25.910.0472.46.210.5+24.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,618.419.210.71,456.519.310.7+162.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services922.411.09.0747.19.98.0+175.3
Administrative and Support Services498.05.93.5562.27.44.0-64.1
Public Administration and Safety244.82.93.9195.62.64.0+49.2
Education and Training314.43.73.7272.03.63.6+42.4
Health Care and Social Assistance435.45.25.2396.65.24.4+38.8
Arts and Recreation Services190.02.31.2181.92.41.1+8.1
Other Services215.82.61.7199.42.61.8+16.4
Total industries8,411.4100.0100.07,559.6100.0100.0+851.8

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 Waverley Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,618 million or 19.2%)
  • Construction ($1,329 million or 15.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($922 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,870 million in total or 46.0% of the total output by total industry in the Waverley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 10.7% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 12.7% in Construction and 9.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between output by industries of Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (19.2% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (2.4% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Retail Trade (8.1% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (5.9% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Waverley Council area increased by $852 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Waverley Council area were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$175 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$162 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$132 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$110 million)

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