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Dorset Council area

Local sales

In Dorset Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $58 million in 2017/18.

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.

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Local sales by industry sector
Dorset Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional TAS%$m%Regional TAS%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.613.87.141.512.76.2-0.8
Mining1.50.51.61.30.42.1+0.3
Manufacturing25.48.68.421.46.610.1+4.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7.12.43.39.22.85.4-2.1
Construction57.919.719.2106.032.619.9-48.1
Wholesale Trade19.76.74.311.63.64.4+8.1
Retail Trade18.86.45.919.46.05.5-0.6
Accommodation and Food Services12.84.43.712.43.83.2+0.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing17.45.95.816.95.26.6+0.5
Information Media and Telecommunications3.01.02.82.10.62.3+0.9
Financial and Insurance Services7.62.65.98.52.65.5-0.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.22.53.34.41.32.7+2.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.02.03.75.91.83.2+0.1
Administrative and Support Services4.41.52.43.71.12.4+0.7
Public Administration and Safety18.46.35.520.66.35.5-2.2
Education and Training11.33.84.412.73.94.5-1.5
Health Care and Social Assistance19.36.68.818.45.77.2+0.8
Arts and Recreation Services7.02.41.13.21.00.8+3.8
Other Services8.42.92.76.42.02.5+2.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: 7.1% Mining, Regional TAS: 1.6% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 3.3% Construction, Regional TAS: 19.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 4.3% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 5.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 5.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 3.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 5.5% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 8.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 1.1% Other Services, Regional TAS: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Dorset Council area: 13.8% Mining, Dorset Council area: 0.5% Manufacturing, Dorset Council area: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dorset Council area: 2.4% Construction, Dorset Council area: 19.7% Wholesale Trade, Dorset Council area: 6.7% Retail Trade, Dorset Council area: 6.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Dorset Council area: 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dorset Council area: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Dorset Council area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Dorset Council area: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dorset Council area: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dorset Council area: 2.0% Administrative and Support Services, Dorset Council area: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Dorset Council area: 6.3% Education and Training, Dorset Council area: 3.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Dorset Council area: 6.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Dorset Council area: 2.4% Other Services, Dorset Council area: 2.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Dorset Council area: -$0.8 million Mining, Dorset Council area: +$0.3 million Manufacturing, Dorset Council area: +$4.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dorset Council area: -$2.1 million Construction, Dorset Council area: -$48.1 million Wholesale Trade, Dorset Council area: +$8.1 million Retail Trade, Dorset Council area: -$0.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dorset Council area: +$0.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Dorset Council area: +$0.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, Dorset Council area: -$0.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dorset Council area: +$2.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.7 million Public Administration and Safety, Dorset Council area: -$2.2 million Education and Training, Dorset Council area: -$1.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Dorset Council area: +$0.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, Dorset Council area: +$3.8 million Other Services, Dorset Council area: +$2.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Dorset Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (58 people or 19.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (41 people or 13.8%)
  • Manufacturing (25 people or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $124 million in total or 42.2% of the total local sales by total industry in Dorset Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 19.2% in Construction; 7.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 8.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries in Dorset Council area and Regional TAS were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (13.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Wholesale Trade (6.7% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.6% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (6.6% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Dorset Council area decreased by $31.5 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Dorset Council area.

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