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Local sales

In Gunnedah Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $138 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Gunnedah Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing72.010.31.374.79.41.7-2.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services23.93.42.829.73.73.5-5.8
Wholesale Trade26.13.83.424.53.13.6+1.7
Retail Trade36.
Accommodation and Food Services28.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing31.54.53.935.04.44.6-3.5
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services17.42.56.619.82.56.9-2.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services49.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services38.05.58.430.93.97.6+7.1
Administrative and Support Services24.03.43.824.43.14.4-0.4
Public Administration and Safety36.85.33.436.84.64.0+0.1
Education and Training33.
Health Care and Social Assistance51.07.35.437.14.74.7+13.8
Arts and Recreation Services5.
Other Services15.02.21.817.02.12.0-2.0
Total industries695.8100.0100.0796.4100.0100.0-100.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 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 Gunnedah Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($138million or 19.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($72million or 10.3%)
  • Manufacturing ($53million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $263 million in total or 37.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the Gunnedah Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.7% in Construction; 1.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 5.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (7.1% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.3% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.5% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.5% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Gunnedah Shire $decreased by -101 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Gunnedah Shire were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$45 million)
  • Construction (-$33 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$26 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$14 million)

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