Cassowary Coast

Local sales

In the Cassowary Coast, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $343 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
Cassowary Coast - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing311.315.21.9277.215.11.9+34.1
Mining17.20.85.136.52.09.7-19.3
Manufacturing161.57.97.7166.19.07.9-4.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services124.66.14.1104.35.73.8+20.4
Construction343.116.720.2291.715.922.0+51.4
Wholesale Trade50.32.53.452.92.93.5-2.6
Retail Trade109.25.34.3101.35.54.4+7.8
Accommodation and Food Services62.53.03.065.13.52.9-2.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing139.86.86.997.35.35.2+42.5
Information Media and Telecommunications13.00.62.315.60.81.5-2.6
Financial and Insurance Services45.12.25.351.92.84.9-6.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services71.43.56.767.23.76.6+4.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services63.43.16.864.33.56.4-0.8
Administrative and Support Services88.54.33.667.53.73.2+21.0
Public Administration and Safety110.95.44.1104.25.73.5+6.7
Education and Training82.84.03.764.43.53.2+18.4
Health Care and Social Assistance178.18.77.4136.47.45.9+41.7
Arts and Recreation Services9.50.51.013.60.71.0-4.1
Other Services69.63.42.559.43.22.4+10.3
Total industries2,051.8100.0100.01,837.0100.0100.0+214.7

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 Cassowary Coast in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($343million or 16.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($311million or 15.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($178million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $833 million in total or 40.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Cassowary Coast.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 1.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Cassowary Coast and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (15.2% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.8% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (16.7% compared to 20.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Cassowary Coast $increased by 215 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Construction (+$51 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$42 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$42 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$34 million)

Cassowary Coast Regional Council

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