Byron Shire

Local sales

In Byron Shire, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $914 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing116.94.01.3113.55.41.7+3.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services79.42.72.863.93.03.5+15.5
Wholesale Trade79.22.73.460.82.93.6+18.3
Retail Trade142.44.84.2126.76.04.7+15.7
Accommodation and Food Services119.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing77.32.63.972.83.54.6+4.5
Information Media and Telecommunications28.
Financial and Insurance Services85.52.96.676.73.66.9+8.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services913.831.119.2510.224.316.7+403.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services172.75.98.4142.86.87.6+29.8
Administrative and Support Services105.83.63.890.74.34.4+15.1
Public Administration and Safety58.92.03.459.22.84.0-0.3
Education and Training81.
Health Care and Social Assistance158.55.45.4106.95.14.7+51.6
Arts and Recreation Services22.
Other Services44.91.51.843.72.12.0+1.1
Total industries2,936.9100.0100.02,102.2100.0100.0+834.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($914million or 31.1%)
  • Construction ($492million or 16.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($173million or 5.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,579 million in total or 53.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the Byron Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 19.7% in Construction and 8.4% 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 (31.1% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (16.8% compared to 19.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.0% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Byron Shire $increased by 835 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Byron Shire were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$404 million)
  • Construction (+$189 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$52 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$48 million)

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