Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area

Local sales

In Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,362 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
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing138.92.41.6121.42.21.5+17.6
Mining13.20.20.617.40.30.9-4.2
Manufacturing226.63.96.0265.74.96.4-39.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services496.58.62.6412.27.53.0+84.2
Construction1,361.823.718.41,102.620.218.2+259.2
Wholesale Trade127.02.23.6155.02.83.5-28.0
Retail Trade307.35.44.8327.26.04.7-19.9
Accommodation and Food Services179.53.12.7204.63.73.1-25.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing168.12.94.2186.23.44.5-18.1
Information Media and Telecommunications76.51.33.058.41.12.5+18.1
Financial and Insurance Services210.83.76.8220.34.06.7-9.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services726.712.716.5833.715.317.5-107.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services244.14.39.0249.34.68.0-5.3
Administrative and Support Services174.43.03.5185.63.44.0-11.2
Public Administration and Safety212.73.73.7192.63.53.5+20.2
Education and Training306.55.33.6259.84.83.7+46.7
Health Care and Social Assistance609.110.66.2495.99.15.3+113.2
Arts and Recreation Services32.50.61.042.20.81.0-9.7
Other Services129.82.32.2133.12.42.2-3.3
Total industries5,741.9100.0100.05,463.2100.0100.0+278.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,362million or 23.7%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($727million or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($609million or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,698 million in total or 47.0% of the total local sales by total industry in the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 18.4% in Construction; 16.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 6.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (8.6% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (23.7% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.3% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.6% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area $increased by 279 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$259 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$113 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$107 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$84 million)

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

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