Ballina Shire

Local sales

In Ballina Shire, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $749 million in 2018/19.

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
Ballina Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing127.33.91.3112.74.31.7+14.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services121.33.72.8110.84.23.5+10.5
Wholesale Trade61.51.93.460.12.33.6+1.4
Retail Trade188.65.84.2166.06.34.7+22.6
Accommodation and Food Services137.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing81.82.53.980.83.14.6+0.9
Information Media and Telecommunications49.
Financial and Insurance Services114.03.56.6107.04.16.9+7.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services748.822.919.2409.315.516.7+339.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services173.65.38.4155.45.97.6+18.2
Administrative and Support Services84.92.63.887.83.34.4-2.9
Public Administration and Safety114.83.53.4113.94.34.0+0.9
Education and Training127.93.93.2111.44.23.3+16.5
Health Care and Social Assistance229.37.05.4174.96.64.7+54.5
Arts and Recreation Services36.
Other Services50.41.51.850.61.92.0-0.2
Total industries3,270.4100.0100.02,634.5100.0100.0+635.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 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 Ballina Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($749million or 22.9%)
  • Construction ($609million or 18.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($229million or 7.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,587 million in total or 48.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Ballina Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 19.7% in Construction and 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Ballina Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (22.9% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.5% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.9% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Ballina Shire $increased by 636 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Ballina Shire were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$340 million)
  • Construction (+$93 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$54 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$40 million)

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