Moreton Bay Region

Local sales

In Moreton Bay Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $6,848 million in 2020/21.

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
Moreton Bay Region - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing569.22.12.3563.62.42.2+5.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services551.52.03.4588.92.53.7-37.4
Wholesale Trade1,
Retail Trade1,825.96.64.61,504.96.34.2+321.0
Accommodation and Food Services645.62.32.6779.93.32.6-134.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing920.13.34.9872.43.74.9+47.7
Information Media and Telecommunications417.81.52.0215.40.91.8+202.4
Financial and Insurance Services1,442.75.26.21,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,379.912.211.52,630.011.012.3+749.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,,
Administrative and Support Services680.52.53.2609.52.63.3+70.9
Public Administration and Safety978.43.54.5837.33.54.1+141.1
Education and Training1,327.94.84.21,
Health Care and Social Assistance2,508.99.17.61,825.97.76.1+683.0
Arts and Recreation Services355.41.31.1213.70.91.0+141.7
Other Services772.02.82.6677.02.82.5+95.0
Total industries27,634.3100.0100.023,806.1100.0100.0+3,828.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 2017-18 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 Moreton Bay Region in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($6,848million or 24.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($3,380million or 12.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($2,509million or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $12,737 million in total or 46.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the Moreton Bay Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 18.7% in Construction; 11.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 7.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Moreton Bay Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (24.8% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.3% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Retail Trade (6.6% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.3% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Moreton Bay Region $increased by 3,828 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Moreton Bay Region were for:

  • Construction (+$786 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$750 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$683 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$379 million)

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