Byron Shire

Local sales

In Byron Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $569 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
Byron Shire - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing130.04.62.1106.34.51.7+23.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services84.23.02.849.42.13.0+34.8
Wholesale Trade103.53.63.682.53.54.1+21.0
Retail Trade154.65.45.0124.75.35.1+29.9
Accommodation and Food Services85.43.02.974.33.22.6+11.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing75.
Information Media and Telecommunications48.11.73.328.31.22.4+19.9
Financial and Insurance Services125.04.46.683.53.66.5+41.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services362.012.78.9365.015.69.9-2.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services258.49.110.1189.28.19.1+69.2
Administrative and Support Services126.24.44.389.83.84.0+36.5
Public Administration and Safety97.
Education and Training130.
Health Care and Social Assistance204.87.26.6141.06.05.7+63.8
Arts and Recreation Services24.
Other Services55.82.01.951.12.22.1+4.7
Total industries2,840.8100.0100.02,336.0100.0100.0+504.8

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 Byron Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($569million or 20.0%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($362million or 12.7%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($258million or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,190 million in total or 41.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the Byron Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 20.3% in Construction; 8.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 10.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (12.7% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.6% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (4.4% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Information Media and Telecommunications (1.7% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Byron Shire $increased by 505 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$69 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$64 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$42 million)
  • Construction (+$38 million)

Byron Shire

economic profile