Livingstone Shire Council area

Local sales

In Livingstone Shire Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $713 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
Livingstone Shire Council area - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing203.39.73.0136.88.52.2+66.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services39.
Wholesale Trade20.41.03.339.12.43.6-18.8
Retail Trade97.
Accommodation and Food Services68.23.32.560.03.71.9+8.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing40.01.94.539.92.54.9+0.1
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services38.71.85.854.23.45.6-15.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services85.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services55.42.67.465.74.17.0-10.3
Administrative and Support Services58.92.83.555.33.43.3+3.6
Public Administration and Safety132.66.34.7115.37.24.2+17.3
Education and Training130.56.24.3127.47.94.4+3.1
Health Care and Social Assistance127.56.17.4105.26.56.1+22.4
Arts and Recreation Services17.
Other Services57.92.82.346.62.92.3+11.3
Total industries2,097.4100.0100.01,607.9100.0100.0+489.5

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 Livingstone Shire Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($713million or 34.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($203million or 9.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($154million or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,071 million in total or 51.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.1% in Construction; 3.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 9.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Livingstone Shire Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (34.0% compared to 20.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.7% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (1.8% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Livingstone Shire Council area $increased by 489 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Livingstone Shire Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$335 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$67 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$38 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$22 million)

Livingstone Shire

economic profile