Economic Trends and Industry Indicators to 2017

Did you know that for the Sydney Region:

  • The economy grew by an average 2.2% p.a. in the 11 years to 2016-17, valued at just over $393 billion in 2016-17?

  • Financial and Insurance Services made up 15.1% of the total while Professional, Scientific and Technical Services were 9.8%?

  • The largest employing industry in the Sydney Region was Health Care and Social Assistance with 266,000 in 2016-17?

RDA Sydney now has comprehensive data on two key economic indicators for all LGAs across the Sydney Region. Drilling down to the industry (ANZSIC 1-digit) and industry subdivision (ANZSIC 2-digit) levels, the data provides a glimpse into how our region is faring in the context of Gross Regional Product and employment.

Anyone interested in learning more about this dataset or accessing relevant parts of this data should send details of their request to Mark Wigley.

Gross Regional Product 2012-2017

Employment 2012-2017

Top Five Industry Sectors by Gross Regional Product 2016-17

Top Five Industry Sectors by Employment 2016-17


AEC Group Pty Ltd was contracted by Regional Development Australia Sydney to prepare the data on which this report is based. Whilst all care and diligence have been exercised in the preparation of this product, the AEC Group Pty Ltd does not warrant the accuracy of the information contained within and accepts no liability for any loss or damage that may be suffered as a result of reliance on this information, whether or not there has been any error, omission or negligence on the part of the AEC Group Pty Ltd or their employees. Any estimates produced by this model can be affected by a number of unforeseen variables, and as such no warranty is given that a particular set of results will in fact be achieved.


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