Kiama Municipality

Local sales

In Kiama Municipality, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $418 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
Kiama Municipality - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing41.63.01.436.82.51.5+4.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services17.
Wholesale Trade6.90.53.424.61.74.1-17.8
Retail Trade64.04.64.762.64.35.0+1.4
Accommodation and Food Services82.45.93.589.56.13.4-7.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing37.12.65.839.32.74.9-2.3
Information Media and Telecommunications9.
Financial and Insurance Services59.64.35.543.12.95.6+16.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services146.610.59.3115.27.910.2+31.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services127.99.19.495.56.58.5+32.5
Administrative and Support Services53.93.84.344.93.14.0+9.0
Public Administration and Safety75.75.43.748.03.33.2+27.7
Education and Training64.14.63.649.43.43.1+14.7
Health Care and Social Assistance100.37.26.668.24.75.6+32.1
Arts and Recreation Services22.
Other Services34.
Total industries1,400.6100.0100.01,463.3100.0100.0-62.7

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 Kiama Municipality in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($418million or 29.9%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($147million or 10.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($128million or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $693 million in total or 49.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Kiama Municipality.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 21.4% in Construction; 9.3% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 9.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical 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 (29.9% compared to 21.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (2.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.6% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Wholesale Trade (0.5% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Kiama Municipality $decreased by -63 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Construction (-$216 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$32 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$32 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$31 million)

Kiama Municipal Council

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