Willoughby City


In Willoughby City, Information Media and Telecommunications had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,031 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Willoughby City boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

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

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Willoughby City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing28.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services18.90.22.361.40.72.1-42.4
Wholesale Trade773.88.65.01,112.512.06.0-338.8
Retail Trade487.75.42.3541.55.92.2-53.8
Accommodation and Food Services59.30.72.459.10.62.4+0.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing229.42.510.4179.41.99.6+50.0
Information Media and Telecommunications2,030.622.56.72,459.026.65.1-428.4
Financial and Insurance Services616.56.814.5590.26.414.2+26.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services219.82.41.2294.83.21.0-75.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,,333.914.49.1-155.7
Administrative and Support Services241.92.72.6126.51.42.4+115.4
Public Administration and Safety234.62.64.572.00.84.0+162.6
Education and Training187.12.13.8178.31.94.9+8.8
Health Care and Social Assistance1,593.117.64.21,
Arts and Recreation Services48.
Other Services159.31.80.9240.62.61.5-81.3
Total industries9,032.6100.0100.09,240.1100.0100.0-207.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 total exports by industry sectors in Willoughby City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Information Media and Telecommunications (2,031 million or 22.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,593 million or 17.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,178 million or 13.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,802 million in total or 53.2% of the total exports by industry in the Willoughby City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 6.7% in Information Media and Telecommunications; 4.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Information Media and Telecommunications (22.5% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (17.6% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.5% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (6.8% compared to 14.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Willoughby City $decreased by -208 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Willoughby City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$429 million)
  • Mining (+$175 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$163 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$115 million)

Willoughby City Council

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