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Parkes Shire

Local sales

In Parkes Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $134 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
Parkes Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing51.26.11.356.26.71.7-5.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services35.04.22.852.06.23.5-16.9
Wholesale Trade25.23.03.427.43.23.6-2.2
Retail Trade37.
Accommodation and Food Services40.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing52.56.23.946.65.54.6+5.8
Information Media and Telecommunications4.
Financial and Insurance Services36.64.46.624.62.96.9+12.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services58.06.919.241.84.916.7+16.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services27.23.28.425.43.07.6+1.7
Administrative and Support Services18.52.23.826.03.14.4-7.5
Public Administration and Safety63.87.63.463.67.54.0+0.2
Education and Training45.
Health Care and Social Assistance102.712.25.465.97.84.7+36.8
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services17.42.11.816.82.02.0+0.6
Total industries840.4100.0100.0844.9100.0100.0-4.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 Parkes Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($134million or 15.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($103million or 12.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($64million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $300 million in total or 35.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the Parkes Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.7% in Construction; 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 3.4% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Parkes Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.9% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.2% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.1% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Parkes Shire $decreased by -4 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (-$41 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$37 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$33 million)
  • Mining (+$27 million)

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