Glenelg Shire

Local sales

In Glenelg Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $170 million in 2020/21.

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
Glenelg Shire - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing122.612.12.1103.410.62.0+19.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services25.
Wholesale Trade27.92.73.733.83.53.9-5.9
Retail Trade47.84.74.951.45.35.1-3.6
Accommodation and Food Services25.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing103.010.14.379.58.14.7+23.5
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services19.41.96.916.91.76.4+2.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services33.63.311.756.35.813.2-22.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36.03.58.833.63.48.0+2.4
Administrative and Support Services25.92.53.725.72.63.9+0.2
Public Administration and Safety58.
Education and Training45.
Health Care and Social Assistance122.512.16.6104.210.76.0+18.3
Arts and Recreation Services8.
Other Services33.
Total industries1,015.4100.0100.0977.1100.0100.0+38.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 2017-18 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 Glenelg Shire in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($170million or 16.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($123million or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($123million or 12.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $415 million in total or 40.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the Glenelg Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.0% in Construction; 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.1% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3.3% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.1% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.1% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Glenelg Shire $increased by 38 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Glenelg Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$39 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$33 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$23 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$23 million)

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