Kempsey Shire

Local sales

In Kempsey Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $441 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
Kempsey Shire - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing103.05.91.497.15.91.5+5.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services72.44.12.950.53.12.9+21.9
Wholesale Trade32.61.93.432.52.04.1+0.1
Retail Trade124.37.14.7113.06.95.0+11.3
Accommodation and Food Services87.75.03.574.74.53.4+13.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing56.63.25.850.63.14.9+6.0
Information Media and Telecommunications7.
Financial and Insurance Services32.91.95.534.82.15.6-1.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services83.34.89.396.25.810.2-12.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services60.03.49.462.83.88.5-2.8
Administrative and Support Services69.24.04.358.33.54.0+10.8
Public Administration and Safety114.06.53.782.65.03.2+31.4
Education and Training84.24.83.658.93.63.1+25.3
Health Care and Social Assistance224.612.96.6172.010.55.6+52.6
Arts and Recreation Services9.
Other Services42.
Total industries1,746.1100.0100.01,645.1100.0100.0+101.0

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 Kempsey Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($441million or 25.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($225million or 12.9%)
  • Retail Trade ($124million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $789 million in total or 45.2% of the total local sales by total industry in the Kempsey Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 21.4% in Construction; 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 4.7% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5.9% compared to 1.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Kempsey Shire $increased by 101 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$53 million)
  • Construction (-$36 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$31 million)
  • Mining (-$26 million)

Kempsey Shire

economic profile