Gunnedah Shire

Local sales

In Gunnedah Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $219 million in 2022/23.

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 prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing86.18.41.476.99.41.5+9.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services49.84.82.929.43.62.9+20.4
Wholesale Trade55.05.33.440.54.94.1+14.5
Retail Trade62.46.14.749.56.05.0+12.9
Accommodation and Food Services49.24.83.531.73.93.4+17.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing53.65.25.842.75.24.9+10.9
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services27.32.75.519.12.35.6+8.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services76.47.49.359.07.210.2+17.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28.02.79.441.05.08.5-13.0
Administrative and Support Services41.64.04.328.83.54.0+12.7
Public Administration and Safety40.13.93.733.64.13.2+6.5
Education and Training49.54.83.629.53.63.1+20.0
Health Care and Social Assistance66.46.46.652.16.35.6+14.3
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services35.
Total industries1,030.3100.0100.0821.2100.0100.0+209.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. 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 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 local sales by industry sectors in Gunnedah Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($219million or 21.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($86million or 8.4%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($76million or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $381 million in total or 37.0% of the total local sales by total industry in the Gunnedah Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 21.4% in Construction; 1.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 9.3% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.4% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.6% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Gunnedah Shire $increased by 209 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Gunnedah Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$39 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$20 million)
  • Education and Training (+$20 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$18 million)

Gunnedah Shire Council

economic profile