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Local sales

In the City of Albany, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $532 million in 2019/20.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
City of Albany - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Regional WA$m%. Regional WA2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing151.05.54.5164.35.73.2-13.4
Mining6.90.215.924.60.830.5-17.8
Manufacturing127.04.64.3137.24.73.0-10.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services93.63.43.478.92.71.4+14.8
Construction532.519.333.3706.924.441.3-174.4
Wholesale Trade75.52.71.999.93.41.1-24.3
Retail Trade148.75.42.8132.54.61.4+16.3
Accommodation and Food Services82.83.01.976.02.61.1+6.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing119.24.33.2134.14.62.2-14.8
Information Media and Telecommunications75.72.70.836.61.30.3+39.1
Financial and Insurance Services139.35.12.2102.53.51.1+36.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services285.410.46.6398.513.73.8-113.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services141.35.13.3137.74.71.9+3.5
Administrative and Support Services73.32.72.2100.63.51.6-27.3
Public Administration and Safety145.85.33.5143.54.91.7+2.3
Education and Training154.55.62.9131.14.51.3+23.4
Health Care and Social Assistance291.510.64.9208.47.21.8+83.1
Arts and Recreation Services36.61.30.521.90.80.2+14.7
Other Services76.82.82.166.52.31.1+10.3
Total industries2,757.5100.0100.02,901.8100.0100.0-144.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2016-17 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 local sales by industry sectors in the City of Albany in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($532million or 19.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($292million or 10.6%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($285million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,109 million in total or 40.2% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Albany.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional WA accounted for 33.3% in Construction; 4.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.6% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.2% compared to 15.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (19.3% compared to 33.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.6% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.4% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Albany $decreased by -144 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Albany were for:

  • Construction (-$174 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$113 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$83 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$39 million)

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