Bundaberg Regional Council


In Bundaberg Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,943 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Bundaberg Regional Council. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Bundaberg Regional Council’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Bundaberg Regional Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,942.919.44.01,323.516.13.6+619.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services344.43.43.9235.52.93.6+109.0
Wholesale Trade265.62.73.3236.42.93.4+29.2
Retail Trade520.55.23.7444.85.43.6+75.7
Accommodation and Food Services369.13.72.6261.13.22.6+108.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing412.84.17.9392.84.86.8+20.1
Information Media and Telecommunications74.60.71.862.90.81.3+11.6
Financial and Insurance Services267.92.74.6266.73.24.4+1.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services381.53.84.6311.43.84.5+70.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services254.62.55.7271.33.35.5-16.8
Administrative and Support Services220.62.22.8202.82.52.6+17.7
Public Administration and Safety324.23.24.6251.03.13.9+73.2
Education and Training386.83.93.5351.74.33.6+35.1
Health Care and Social Assistance1,031.410.36.4695.68.55.1+335.8
Arts and Recreation Services70.
Other Services264.52.62.3207.32.52.1+57.2
Total industries9,990.3100.0100.08,209.9100.0100.0+1,780.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .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 output by industry sectors in Bundaberg Regional Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,943 million or 19.4%)
  • Construction ($1,406 million or 14.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,291 million or 12.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,640 million in total or 46.4% of the total output by total industry in the Bundaberg Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.3% in Construction and 10.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of Bundaberg Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (19.4% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.6% compared to 13.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.3% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Bundaberg Regional Council increased by $1,780 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Bundaberg Regional Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$619 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$336 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$146 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$109 million)

Bundaberg Regional Council

economic profile