City of Darwin
In City of Darwin, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,743 million in 2018/19.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|City of Darwin - Constant prices||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Northern Territory%||$m||%||Northern Territory%||2013/14 to 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||64.5||0.6||1.8||34.0||0.3||1.1||+30.5||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||318.8||3.1||2.6||408.5||3.5||2.1||-89.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||385.7||3.8||3.5||321.2||2.7||2.2||+64.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||385.1||3.8||3.0||615.6||5.2||3.6||-230.5||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||164.0||1.6||1.0||221.1||1.9||0.9||-57.0||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||683.1||6.7||3.9||602.6||5.1||2.5||+80.5||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||1,530.1||15.0||9.6||1,437.0||12.2||6.6||+93.1||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||729.5||7.1||5.7||688.3||5.8||3.5||+41.2||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||414.4||4.0||3.4||404.1||3.4||2.4||+10.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||980.3||9.6||9.1||1,024.0||8.7||6.9||-43.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||504.3||4.9||5.0||434.6||3.7||3.2||+69.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||936.7||9.2||8.0||567.4||4.8||3.8||+369.3||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||179.4||1.8||1.4||104.8||0.9||0.6||+74.6||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in City of Darwin in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (1,743 people or 17.0%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1,530 people or 15.0%)
- Public Administration and Safety (980 people or 9.6%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $4,253 million in total or 41.6% of the total local sales by total industry in City of Darwin.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Territory accounted for 23.2% in Construction; 9.6% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 9.1% in Public Administration and Safety.
The major differences between local sales by industries in City of Darwin and Northern Territory were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (15.0% compared to 9.6%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (6.7% compared to 3.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (1.2% compared to 9.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (17.0% compared to 23.2%)
The total local sales by industry in City of Darwin decreased by $1,575.6 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Darwin were for:
- Construction (-$1,455 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$369 million)
- Manufacturing (-$349 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$231 million)