Ballina Shire

Local sales

In Ballina Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $661 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
Ballina Shire - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing169.05.22.1116.84.21.7+52.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services99.33.12.885.03.03.0+14.3
Wholesale Trade90.22.83.671.42.64.1+18.8
Retail Trade223.26.95.0185.66.75.1+37.6
Accommodation and Food Services108.83.42.993.83.42.6+14.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing99.
Information Media and Telecommunications46.11.43.340.31.42.4+5.8
Financial and Insurance Services115.63.66.6100.33.66.5+15.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services258.18.08.9289.810.49.9-31.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services243.37.510.1196.67.09.1+46.7
Administrative and Support Services125.03.94.391.53.34.0+33.5
Public Administration and Safety171.55.34.1115.94.23.8+55.6
Education and Training170.15.24.1152.75.54.1+17.4
Health Care and Social Assistance324.910.06.6235.08.45.7+89.9
Arts and Recreation Services31.
Other Services74.32.31.964.92.32.1+9.4
Total industries3,242.2100.0100.02,790.4100.0100.0+451.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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 Ballina Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($661million or 20.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($325million or 10.0%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($258million or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,244 million in total or 38.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the Ballina Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 20.3% in Construction; 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.0% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (7.5% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Ballina Shire $increased by 452 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Ballina Shire were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$90 million)
  • Construction (+$60 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$56 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$52 million)

Ballina Shire Council

economic profile