Charters Towers Regional Council

Local sales

In Charters Towers Regional Council, Mining had the highest local sales, generating $1,796 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
Charters Towers Regional Council - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing44.11.81.942.11.31.9+2.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services34.
Wholesale Trade28.71.23.422.90.73.5+5.8
Retail Trade32.51.34.341.31.34.4-8.8
Accommodation and Food Services29.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing33.41.46.933.31.05.2+0.1
Information Media and Telecommunications5.
Financial and Insurance Services10.70.45.315.10.54.9-4.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.10.86.728.60.96.6-8.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services17.70.76.817.60.66.4+0.1
Administrative and Support Services17.90.73.616.20.53.2+1.7
Public Administration and Safety61.
Education and Training39.01.63.733.51.13.2+5.5
Health Care and Social Assistance67.82.87.461.21.95.9+6.7
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services27.11.12.523.80.72.4+3.3
Total industries2,448.5100.0100.03,192.0100.0100.0-743.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 Charters Towers Regional Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,796million or 73.4%)
  • Construction ($132million or 5.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($68million or 2.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,996 million in total or 81.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Charters Towers Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 5.1% in Mining; 20.2% in Construction and 7.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Charters Towers Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (73.4% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (5.4% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.8% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Charters Towers Regional Council $decreased by -744 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Charters Towers Regional Council were for:

  • Mining (-$816 million)
  • Construction (+$37 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$17 million)
  • Retail Trade (-$9 million)

Charters Towers Regional Council

economic profile