Fraser Coast Regional Council


In Fraser Coast Regional Council, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $1,886 million in 2021/22.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Fraser Coast Regional Council. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Fraser Coast Regional Council’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Fraser Coast Regional Council2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing338.44.15.0303.94.44.0+34.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services540.56.54.1407.45.94.0+133.1
Wholesale Trade152.31.83.5135.01.93.6+17.3
Retail Trade487.05.94.4410.65.94.0+76.4
Accommodation and Food Services245.33.02.5240.73.52.5+4.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing367.34.55.9358.65.26.5+8.6
Information Media and Telecommunications80.21.01.9101.01.51.5-20.8
Financial and Insurance Services146.31.85.2187.02.75.0-40.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services295.43.64.3273.33.94.5+22.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services206.82.56.4300.14.36.1-93.3
Administrative and Support Services215.62.62.9166.02.42.8+49.6
Public Administration and Safety471.15.75.1321.14.64.7+150.0
Education and Training386.44.74.1371.85.44.3+14.7
Health Care and Social Assistance950.911.56.6668.89.65.6+282.0
Arts and Recreation Services47.
Other Services196.52.42.2155.12.22.1+41.4
Total industries8,252.9100.0100.06,945.2100.0100.0+1,307.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .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 output by industry sectors in Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,886 million or 22.9%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,094 million or 13.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($951 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,931 million in total or 47.6% of the total output by total industry in the Fraser Coast Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 13.8% in Construction; 11.4% in Manufacturing and 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (22.9% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.8% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.5% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.5% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Fraser Coast Regional Council increased by $1,308 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Fraser Coast Regional Council were for:

  • Construction (+$396 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$282 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$271 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$150 million)

Fraser Coast Regional Council

economic profile