Kiama Municipality

Local sales

In Kiama Municipality, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $380 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
Kiama Municipality - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing55.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services10.
Wholesale Trade8.60.73.621.01.64.1-12.5
Retail Trade59.
Accommodation and Food Services59.24.62.961.34.62.6-2.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing28.
Information Media and Telecommunications11.30.93.316.61.32.4-5.3
Financial and Insurance Services55.44.36.645.13.46.5+10.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services115.49.08.996.77.39.9+18.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services120.69.410.1124.09.39.1-3.4
Administrative and Support Services49.93.94.343.43.34.0+6.5
Public Administration and Safety72.
Education and Training64.
Health Care and Social Assistance90.87.16.660.64.65.7+30.2
Arts and Recreation Services22.
Other Services31.12.41.929.02.22.1+2.1
Total industries1,285.3100.0100.01,327.3100.0100.0-42.0

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 Kiama Municipality in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($380million or 29.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($121million or 9.4%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($115million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $616 million in total or 47.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the Kiama Municipality.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 20.3% in Construction; 10.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 8.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Kiama Municipality and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (29.5% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (3.8% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Wholesale Trade (0.7% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.9% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Kiama Municipality $decreased by -42 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Kiama Municipality were for:

  • Construction (-$172 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$30 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$24 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$23 million)

Kiama Municipal Council

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