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Local sales

In Gladstone Regional Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,405 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Gladstone Regional Council area - Constant prices2018/192011/12Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2011/12 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing104.01.62.198.71.02.1+5.3
Mining85.51.31.5126.01.31.2-40.5
Manufacturing782.712.17.01,268.112.910.2-485.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services678.810.54.3522.45.33.9+156.4
Construction1,405.421.720.25,007.050.826.6-3,601.5
Wholesale Trade146.22.33.3149.91.53.4-3.7
Retail Trade243.03.83.8196.62.03.8+46.5
Accommodation and Food Services160.52.52.8126.71.32.5+33.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing439.46.84.8417.64.25.1+21.8
Information Media and Telecommunications33.00.52.327.80.31.8+5.2
Financial and Insurance Services132.52.06.2110.51.15.2+21.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services601.29.314.0464.94.710.6+136.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services502.47.87.0530.85.45.9-28.4
Administrative and Support Services202.73.13.6167.11.73.3+35.7
Public Administration and Safety194.03.04.1194.12.04.2-0.1
Education and Training193.53.03.7159.51.63.2+33.9
Health Care and Social Assistance398.96.26.6160.01.64.4+238.9
Arts and Recreation Services17.40.30.918.60.20.8-1.2
Other Services143.02.22.1109.51.12.0+33.5
Total industries6,464.4100.0100.09,855.8100.0100.0-3,391.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,405million or 21.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($783million or 12.1%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($679million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,867 million in total or 44.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the Gladstone Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 7.0% in Manufacturing and 4.3% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (10.5% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (12.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (9.3% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Gladstone Regional Council area $decreased by -3,391 million between 2011/12 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2011/12 and 2018/19 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for:

  • Construction (-$3,602 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$485 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$239 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$156 million)

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