City of Ipswich

Local sales

In the City of Ipswich, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $4,236 million in 2021/22.

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 prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing158.31.03.0114.70.92.2+43.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services568.33.54.1468.43.54.0+99.9
Wholesale Trade586.33.73.3432.03.33.6+154.3
Retail Trade900.05.65.0697.05.34.5+202.9
Accommodation and Food Services418.62.62.5261.22.01.9+157.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing762.04.84.5561.34.34.9+200.7
Information Media and Telecommunications121.10.82.385.60.61.8+35.5
Financial and Insurance Services547.43.45.8589.34.55.6-41.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services584.93.76.2558.44.26.3+26.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services672.34.27.4525.84.07.0+146.6
Administrative and Support Services544.13.43.5315.32.43.3+228.7
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training937.75.94.3750.05.74.4+187.7
Health Care and Social Assistance1,450.09.17.4969.87.36.1+480.2
Arts and Recreation Services94.
Other Services382.02.42.3283.02.12.3+99.0
Total industries16,017.2100.0100.013,202.0100.0100.0+2,815.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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 the City of Ipswich in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($4,236million or 26.4%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,921million or 12.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,450million or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,608 million in total or 47.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Ipswich.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.1% in Construction; 9.1% in Manufacturing and 7.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (26.4% compared to 20.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.1% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (12.0% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Ipswich $increased by 2,815 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Ipswich were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$480 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$446 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$340 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$229 million)

City of Ipswich

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