Performance Data & Insights

The NSW Primary Industries Performance Data & Insights (PDI) is an annual publication that highlights the economic output of the NSW Primary Industries sector each financial year. The PDI reflects the underlying strength and long-term viability of primary industry sectors including:

  • Cropping
  • Livestock
  • Hunting and Recreational Fishing
  • Horticulture
  • Wine Grapes
  • Fisheries
  • Forestry

Pages from PDI 2020 Booklet

The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) monitor and review economic factors throughout the year to provide information to assist in driving economic growth across primary industries with a focus on innovation, improving resilience, productivity, sustainable use of land, access to natural resources, mitigating and managing risks in agricultural communities and maintaining industry confidence.

This links to the NSW DPI Strategic Plan 2019-2023 to:

  • Maximise DPI connection with communities, industries and people
  • Increase productivity and profitability of plant and livestock systems
  • Enhance the productive and sustainable use of agriculture resources
  • Protect and promote the biosecurity of NSW
  • Maximise food safety, animal welfare and market access in NSW
  • Promote the sustainable growth of commercial and recreational fishing and aquaculture
  • Protect and enhance NSW aquatic resources and environment
  • Manage the sustainability of forestry and hunting
  • Drive research and business excellence in DPI