In the NSROC Region, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $17,448 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|NSROC Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||307.0||0.4||1.2||313.7||0.4||1.5||-6.7||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1,522.0||1.9||2.6||2,048.4||2.8||4.5||-526.4||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||2,429.9||3.0||3.1||1,943.2||2.6||2.9||+486.7||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||2,298.7||2.8||4.3||2,204.7||3.0||5.0||+94.0||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||4,956.6||6.1||3.0||3,857.3||5.2||2.7||+1,099.3||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||6,054.6||7.5||7.1||5,444.0||7.3||6.8||+610.6||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||17,447.7||21.5||20.8||14,657.4||19.7||18.0||+2,790.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||9,542.0||11.8||8.3||7,862.7||10.6||7.3||+1,679.3||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||2,729.5||3.4||3.4||2,692.4||3.6||3.4||+37.1||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||2,142.9||2.6||3.7||2,047.1||2.8||3.9||+95.8||24400||P|
|Education and Training||2,321.1||2.9||3.1||2,076.7||2.8||3.2||+244.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||3,105.0||3.8||4.4||2,561.7||3.4||4.0||+543.3||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||736.5||0.9||1.0||558.1||0.8||0.9||+178.4||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in NSROC Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (17,448 people or 21.5%)
- Construction (13,905 people or 17.2%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9,542 people or 11.8%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $40,894 million in total or 50.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the NSROC Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 20.8% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 17.1% in Construction; and 8.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between local sales by industries in the NSROC Region and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.8% compared to 8.3%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Information Media and Telecommunications (6.1% compared to 3.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (4.2% compared to 5.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.8% compared to 4.3%)
The total local sales by industry in the NSROC Region increased by $6,682.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the NSROC Region were for:
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$2,790 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$1,679 million)
- Information Media and Telecommunications (+$1,099 million)
- Construction (-$959 million)