Gladstone Regional Council area
In Gladstone Regional Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,306 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Gladstone Regional Council area - Constant prices||2017/18||2014/15||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2014/15 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||88.3||1.4||2.1||113.5||1.1||2.3||-25.3||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||600.5||9.5||3.6||589.4||5.5||4.0||+11.0||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||130.3||2.1||2.6||143.6||1.4||2.4||-13.3||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||413.4||6.5||4.8||414.1||3.9||5.0||-0.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||27.9||0.4||2.1||23.5||0.2||2.0||+4.4||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||134.3||2.1||6.4||104.6||1.0||5.6||+29.7||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||502.6||7.9||14.9||479.2||4.5||13.6||+23.3||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||444.6||7.0||6.7||463.2||4.4||6.1||-18.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||161.2||2.5||3.1||136.0||1.3||2.8||+25.2||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||287.7||4.5||4.4||202.0||1.9||4.0||+85.8||24400||P|
|Education and Training||182.7||2.9||3.5||175.4||1.6||3.4||+7.3||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||338.9||5.3||5.4||261.8||2.5||4.7||+77.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||30.3||0.5||0.8||18.3||0.2||0.7||+11.9||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. 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 Gladstone Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (1,306 people or 20.6%)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (600 people or 9.5%)
- Mining (539 people or 8.5%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $2,446 million in total or 38.5% of the total local sales by total industry in Gladstone Regional Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 19.1% in Construction; 3.6% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; and 2.7% in Mining.
The major differences between local sales by industries in Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (8.5% compared to 2.7%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (9.5% compared to 3.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (7.9% compared to 14.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.1% compared to 6.4%)
The total local sales by industry in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by $4,281.9 million between 2014/15 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2017/18 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for:
- Construction (-$4,720 million)
- Mining (+$339 million)
- Manufacturing (-$218 million)
- Public Administration and Safety (+$86 million)