Moreton Bay

Local sales

In the Moreton Bay, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $7,404 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
Moreton Bay - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing707.92.31.9635.42.51.9+72.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services833.72.74.1606.82.43.8+226.9
Wholesale Trade1,
Retail Trade1,993.76.54.31,692.86.64.4+300.8
Accommodation and Food Services1,
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,578.95.16.91,
Information Media and Telecommunications468.01.52.3265.71.01.5+202.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,841.06.06.71,588.36.26.6+252.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,575.95.16.81,
Administrative and Support Services944.93.13.6715.62.83.2+229.3
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training1,538.25.03.71,
Health Care and Social Assistance3,427.711.17.42,,323.6
Arts and Recreation Services268.20.91.0222.00.91.0+46.3
Other Services975.63.22.5756.32.92.4+219.3
Total industries30,847.6100.0100.025,703.8100.0100.0+5,143.9

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 the Moreton Bay in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($7,404million or 24.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($3,428million or 11.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($2,537million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $13,369 million in total or 43.3% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Moreton Bay.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 7.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 7.7% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.4% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (24.0% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.1% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Retail Trade (6.5% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Moreton Bay $increased by 5,144 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$1,324 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$534 million)
  • Education and Training (+$361 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$314 million)

City of Moreton Bay

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