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Local sales

In Gunnedah Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $134 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing63.08.31.196.811.51.8-33.7
Mining14.71.90.764.27.61.0-49.5
Manufacturing49.86.65.556.86.76.9-6.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services25.03.32.729.13.42.8-4.1
Construction134.117.719.9127.315.117.6+6.9
Wholesale Trade36.74.83.526.33.13.5+10.5
Retail Trade45.76.04.342.55.04.8+3.2
Accommodation and Food Services25.13.32.728.03.33.0-2.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing37.34.94.442.05.04.4-4.6
Information Media and Telecommunications10.31.43.34.00.52.6+6.3
Financial and Insurance Services19.32.56.519.42.37.0+0.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services79.610.516.296.911.516.8-17.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36.34.88.638.44.57.8-2.0
Administrative and Support Services26.43.53.928.73.44.4-2.4
Public Administration and Safety35.74.73.934.14.03.8+1.6
Education and Training41.45.53.636.84.43.6+4.6
Health Care and Social Assistance48.46.45.943.05.15.1+5.4
Arts and Recreation Services2.70.41.12.90.31.0-0.2
Other Services26.73.51.927.63.32.1-0.9
Total industries758.5100.0100.0844.6100.0100.0-86.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 ($134million or 17.7%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($80million or 10.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($63million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $277 million in total or 36.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Gunnedah Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.9% in Construction; 16.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 1.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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 (8.3% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.5% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.5% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.8% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Gunnedah Shire $decreased by -86 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Gunnedah Shire were for:

  • Mining (-$49 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$34 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$17 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$10 million)

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