Burdekin Shire

Local sales

In Burdekin Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest local sales, generating $306 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
Burdekin Shire - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing305.823.21.9308.223.51.9-2.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services109.
Wholesale Trade40.63.13.432.42.53.5+8.3
Retail Trade63.04.84.377.05.94.4-14.0
Accommodation and Food Services42.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing54.44.16.950.13.85.2+4.3
Information Media and Telecommunications4.
Financial and Insurance Services34.52.65.356.64.34.9-22.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.51.26.733.92.66.6-18.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services40.23.16.844.03.46.4-3.8
Administrative and Support Services27.52.13.633.92.63.2-6.5
Public Administration and Safety70.
Education and Training48.33.73.738.83.03.2+9.5
Health Care and Social Assistance87.66.67.482.06.35.9+5.7
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services49.23.72.542.73.32.4+6.5
Total industries1,318.5100.0100.01,310.7100.0100.0+7.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Burdekin Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($306million or 23.2%)
  • Construction ($179million or 13.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($135million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $620 million in total or 47.0% of the total local sales by total industry in the Burdekin Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 1.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 20.2% in Construction and 7.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Burdekin Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (23.2% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (13.6% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1.2% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.5% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Burdekin Shire $increased by 8 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Burdekin Shire were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$27 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (-$22 million)
  • Construction (-$22 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$19 million)

Burdekin Shire Council

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