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Local sales

In the Livingstone Shire Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $675 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing131.86.72.1128.77.22.0+3.2
Mining17.60.91.527.61.51.5-9.9
Manufacturing116.55.97.099.55.68.6+17.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services31.01.64.374.64.23.7-43.6
Construction674.534.120.2557.531.328.6+117.1
Wholesale Trade29.91.53.346.12.63.4-16.1
Retail Trade74.23.83.874.54.23.7-0.3
Accommodation and Food Services70.33.62.863.53.62.4+6.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing46.72.44.856.93.24.8-10.3
Information Media and Telecommunications10.20.52.311.00.61.8-0.8
Financial and Insurance Services65.93.36.253.33.05.2+12.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services218.211.014.0182.610.311.5+35.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services65.53.37.051.62.95.7+13.8
Administrative and Support Services58.53.03.641.62.33.3+16.9
Public Administration and Safety120.46.14.1112.56.33.9+7.9
Education and Training104.15.33.784.54.83.2+19.6
Health Care and Social Assistance92.84.76.669.63.94.3+23.2
Arts and Recreation Services16.20.80.915.60.90.8+0.6
Other Services34.01.72.128.01.61.8+6.0
Total industries1,978.4100.0100.01,779.2100.0100.0+199.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 Livingstone Shire Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($675million or 34.1%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($218million or 11.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($132million or 6.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,025 million in total or 51.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Livingstone Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 14.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (34.1% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.7% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (11.0% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area $increased by 199 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Livingstone Shire Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$117 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$44 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$36 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$23 million)

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