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Local sales

In the City of Ipswich, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $3,659 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
City of Ipswich - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing184.11.32.1137.71.02.0+46.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services547.14.04.3485.23.73.7+61.9
Wholesale Trade396.02.93.3391.43.03.4+4.6
Retail Trade763.35.53.8644.94.93.7+118.4
Accommodation and Food Services370.72.72.8302.52.32.4+68.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing618.34.54.8485.53.74.8+132.8
Information Media and Telecommunications157.11.12.390.50.71.8+66.5
Financial and Insurance Services660.84.86.2496.33.75.2+164.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,,034.47.811.5+95.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services519.33.87.0435.43.35.7+83.9
Administrative and Support Services353.92.63.6311.32.33.3+42.7
Public Administration and Safety769.35.64.1701.95.33.9+67.4
Education and Training688.25.03.7567.24.33.2+120.9
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services115.30.80.977.00.60.8+38.3
Other Services200.51.42.1201.71.51.8-1.2
Total industries13,831.1100.0100.013,264.8100.0100.0+566.3

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

  • Construction ($3,659million or 26.5%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,552million or 11.2%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,130million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,341 million in total or 45.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Ipswich.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 7.0% in Manufacturing and 14.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (26.5% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.2% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (11.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.8% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Ipswich $increased by 566 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Ipswich were for:

  • Construction (-$835 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$409 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$165 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$133 million)

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