Douglas Shire Council

Local sales

In Douglas Shire Council, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $172 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
Douglas Shire Council - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing54.56.71.944.35.61.9+10.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services23.
Wholesale Trade11.31.43.417.42.23.5-6.0
Retail Trade49.06.04.348.56.14.4+0.5
Accommodation and Food Services33.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing60.47.46.951.86.65.2+8.6
Information Media and Telecommunications4.
Financial and Insurance Services15.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services71.18.76.781.310.36.6-10.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services44.45.56.833.74.36.4+10.7
Administrative and Support Services43.95.43.640.15.13.2+3.8
Public Administration and Safety42.
Education and Training31.03.83.724.23.13.2+6.9
Health Care and Social Assistance59.07.37.444.05.65.9+15.0
Arts and Recreation Services9.
Other Services26.63.32.526.43.32.4+0.2
Total industries813.2100.0100.0788.6100.0100.0+24.5

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 Douglas Shire Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($172million or 21.1%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($71million or 8.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($62million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $304 million in total or 37.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the Douglas Shire Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 6.7% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 7.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Douglas Shire Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.0% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.7% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (1.9% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.7% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Douglas Shire Council $increased by 25 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Mining (-$19 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$17 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$15 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$11 million)

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