Woollahra Municipal Council area


In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the largest output by industry, generating $3,222 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Woollahra Municipal 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 Woollahra Municipal 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
Woollahra Municipal Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing33.80.42.423.90.32.3+9.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9.00.12.511.40.12.8-2.4
Wholesale Trade133.91.54.6154.21.74.4-20.4
Retail Trade417.04.63.9345.43.83.8+71.6
Accommodation and Food Services338.13.72.7376.84.13.0-38.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing86.
Information Media and Telecommunications148.11.64.3173.51.93.5-25.4
Financial and Insurance Services503.15.510.1500.55.510.2+2.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,222.435.510.93,772.441.411.4-550.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services728.28.09.3718.27.98.3+10.0
Administrative and Support Services231.12.53.2304.53.33.6-73.3
Public Administration and Safety381.14.24.2420.34.63.9-39.2
Education and Training305.13.43.8336.83.73.8-31.7
Health Care and Social Assistance520.05.75.5353.23.94.7+166.8
Arts and Recreation Services177.42.01.1133.71.51.1+43.7
Other Services193.42.11.9187.42.11.9+6.0
Total industries9,073.1100.0100.09,112.9100.0100.0-39.8

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($3,222 million or 35.5%)
  • Construction ($1,450 million or 16.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($728 million or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,401 million in total or 59.5% of the total output by total industry in the Woollahra Municipal Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 10.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 11.9% in Construction and 9.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (35.5% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (1.7% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (5.5% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.0% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Woollahra Municipal Council area decreased by $-40 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Woollahra Municipal Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$393 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$167 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$72 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$44 million)

Woollahra Municipal Council

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