City of Ballarat

Local sales

In the City of Ballarat, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,405 million in 2022/23.

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 prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing159.91.51.7139.01.71.9+20.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services399.13.73.1297.03.73.4+102.1
Wholesale Trade419.93.93.7331.54.24.4+88.3
Retail Trade653.56.15.4515.06.55.4+138.6
Accommodation and Food Services336.53.12.9308.63.92.8+27.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing522.64.95.9377.74.75.1+144.9
Information Media and Telecommunications356.33.33.0268.73.42.2+87.6
Financial and Insurance Services399.43.75.4316.04.05.6+83.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services474.34.46.7413.85.27.6+60.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services649.46.18.9525.66.68.4+123.8
Administrative and Support Services357.93.34.1213.92.74.0+144.0
Public Administration and Safety588.35.53.8408.45.13.5+179.9
Education and Training542.65.13.7385.74.83.4+156.9
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services157.01.51.4112.31.41.3+44.7
Other Services272.72.52.4215.92.72.5+56.7
Total industries10,728.6100.0100.07,969.5100.0100.0+2,759.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,405million or 22.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,046million or 9.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($905million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,355 million in total or 40.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Ballarat.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 22.8% in Construction; 7.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 7.7% 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 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (5.5% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Ballarat $increased by 2,759 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Ballarat were for:

  • Construction (+$873 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$306 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$180 million)
  • Education and Training (+$157 million)

City of Ballarat

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