Willoughby City


In Willoughby City, Information Media and Telecommunications had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,790 million in 2021/22.

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 City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing17.40.24.920.90.24.3-3.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services18.20.22.644.60.52.4-26.3
Wholesale Trade971.611.56.41,044.612.16.2-73.0
Retail Trade511.96.12.9573.46.62.7-61.5
Accommodation and Food Services66.90.81.7151.81.82.9-84.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing261.33.17.2144.71.78.9+116.5
Information Media and Telecommunications1,790.021.27.02,348.327.25.9-558.2
Financial and Insurance Services514.26.116.9511.45.915.5+2.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services209.32.51.0242.62.81.2-33.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,128.513.410.81,135.913.29.3-7.4
Administrative and Support Services190.12.32.7127.91.52.6+62.3
Public Administration and Safety200.92.44.937.90.44.6+163.0
Education and Training138.01.64.3120.31.44.5+17.7
Health Care and Social Assistance1,428.216.94.41,169.813.53.9+258.4
Arts and Recreation Services7.
Other Services184.72.21.1208.32.41.5-23.6
Total industries8,439.3100.0100.08,633.8100.0100.0-194.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 (1,790 million or 21.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,428 million or 16.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,128 million or 13.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,347 million in total or 51.5% of the total exports by industry in the Willoughby City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 7.0% in Information Media and Telecommunications; 4.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.8% 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 (21.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (16.9% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (6.1% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (7.4% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Willoughby City $decreased by -194 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Willoughby City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$258 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$163 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$117 million)
  • Mining (+$98 million)

Willoughby City Council

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