Bundaberg Regional Council


In Bundaberg Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,954 million in 2021/22.

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 Council2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,953.621.15.01,277.417.34.0+676.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services359.73.94.1225.43.04.0+134.3
Wholesale Trade266.12.93.5220.23.03.6+45.9
Retail Trade484.55.24.4434.15.94.0+50.4
Accommodation and Food Services218.22.42.5194.52.62.5+23.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing371.14.05.9310.84.26.5+60.3
Information Media and Telecommunications53.00.61.968.80.91.5-15.7
Financial and Insurance Services237.92.65.2312.44.25.0-74.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services230.32.54.3242.53.34.5-12.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services221.62.46.4220.23.06.1+1.4
Administrative and Support Services217.32.32.9176.62.42.8+40.7
Public Administration and Safety381.84.15.1262.43.64.7+119.4
Education and Training409.24.44.1368.35.04.3+40.9
Health Care and Social Assistance911.99.96.6644.88.75.6+267.1
Arts and Recreation Services54.
Other Services202.62.22.2166.22.22.1+36.4
Total industries9,247.6100.0100.07,392.8100.0100.0+1,854.8

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,954 million or 21.1%)
  • Construction ($1,372 million or 14.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,210 million or 13.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,535 million in total or 49.0% of the total output by total industry in the Bundaberg Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 5.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.8% in Construction and 11.4% 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 (21.1% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.0% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.4% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.9% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Bundaberg Regional Council increased by $1,855 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Bundaberg Regional Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$676 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$267 million)
  • Construction (+$249 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$206 million)

Bundaberg Regional Council

economic profile