Town of Cambridge

Local sales

In the Town of Cambridge, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $504 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
Town of Cambridge - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing19.10.81.711.20.41.4+7.9
Mining24.81.011.933.11.313.2-8.2
Manufacturing85.03.65.759.42.34.9+25.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.30.13.20.20.02.7+2.1
Construction503.921.125.2746.429.332.2-242.5
Wholesale Trade40.91.72.974.02.92.8-33.1
Retail Trade115.64.84.2109.84.33.8+5.8
Accommodation and Food Services105.54.42.599.73.92.3+5.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing21.90.94.723.40.94.1-1.5
Information Media and Telecommunications18.30.81.613.20.51.1+5.1
Financial and Insurance Services153.46.44.4154.96.13.6-1.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services227.29.55.9253.19.95.8-25.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services305.612.86.7294.411.66.1+11.2
Administrative and Support Services109.14.63.4122.04.82.8-12.9
Public Administration and Safety102.54.33.491.53.63.0+11.0
Education and Training121.95.13.3110.14.32.8+11.8
Health Care and Social Assistance329.113.85.8258.510.14.5+70.7
Arts and Recreation Services42.61.80.933.81.30.7+8.8
Other Services58.32.42.457.72.32.1+0.5
Total industries2,387.2100.0100.02,546.6100.0100.0-159.5

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 the Town of Cambridge in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($504million or 21.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($329million or 13.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($306million or 12.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,139 million in total or 47.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Town of Cambridge.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 25.2% in Construction; 5.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Town of Cambridge and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (1.0% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12.8% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (21.1% compared to 25.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Town of Cambridge $decreased by -159 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the Town of Cambridge were for:

  • Construction (-$243 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$71 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (-$33 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$26 million)

Town of Cambridge

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