City of Ballarat

Local sales

In the City of Ballarat, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,344 million in 2021/22.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
City of Ballarat - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing166.31.72.6257.93.42.0-91.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services342.63.43.1248.43.33.5+94.2
Wholesale Trade401.84.03.6275.13.74.4+126.7
Retail Trade578.65.85.3460.46.25.4+118.3
Accommodation and Food Services229.32.32.3186.72.52.0+42.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing371.73.74.0283.83.84.7+87.9
Information Media and Telecommunications370.63.73.0262.93.52.3+107.8
Financial and Insurance Services361.83.66.4337.54.56.4+24.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services449.84.56.4393.05.37.1+56.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services601.16.19.1612.18.29.0-11.1
Administrative and Support Services353.13.64.0232.43.14.0+120.7
Public Administration and Safety559.25.64.2438.45.94.0+120.7
Education and Training551.65.64.2453.26.14.3+98.4
Health Care and Social Assistance928.99.47.0670.99.06.3+258.0
Arts and Recreation Services109.
Other Services220.42.22.1176.42.42.3+44.0
Total industries9,932.6100.0100.07,476.8100.0100.0+2,455.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the City of Ballarat in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,344million or 23.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($929million or 9.4%)
  • Manufacturing ($910million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,182 million in total or 42.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Ballarat.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 23.0% in Construction; 7.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of Ballarat and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.1% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.5% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Ballarat $increased by 2,456 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Ballarat were for:

  • Construction (+$982 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$258 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$236 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$127 million)

City of Ballarat

economic profile