Southern Downs Regional Council area
In Southern Downs Regional Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $731 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Southern Downs Regional Council area - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional QLD%||$m||%||Regional QLD%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||181.6||6.1||3.2||206.5||7.2||2.9||-24.8||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||89.7||3.0||3.8||202.7||7.1||4.5||-112.9||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||59.1||2.0||2.5||45.1||1.6||1.9||+13.9||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||112.5||3.8||4.4||122.2||4.3||4.3||-9.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||27.6||0.9||1.7||26.1||0.9||1.3||+1.5||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||78.7||2.6||4.6||78.1||2.7||4.0||+0.6||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||731.2||24.4||14.5||360.4||12.6||13.0||+370.8||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||81.7||2.7||5.2||70.0||2.4||4.4||+11.7||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||52.7||1.8||2.8||34.4||1.2||2.3||+18.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||96.4||3.2||4.6||103.7||3.6||3.9||-7.3||24400||P|
|Education and Training||98.2||3.3||3.7||92.4||3.2||3.3||+5.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||177.8||5.9||5.9||131.2||4.6||4.2||+46.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||14.8||0.5||0.8||20.4||0.7||0.7||-5.6||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 Southern Downs Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (731 people or 24.4%)
- Construction (695 people or 23.2%)
- Manufacturing (216 people or 7.2%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $1,642 million in total or 54.8% of the total local sales by total industry in Southern Downs Regional Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 14.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 20.2% in Construction; and 7.5% in Manufacturing.
The major differences between local sales by industries in Southern Downs Regional Council area and Regional QLD were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (24.4% compared to 14.5%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (23.2% compared to 20.2%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.1% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.1% compared to 4.2%)
The total local sales by industry in Southern Downs Regional Council area increased by $135.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Southern Downs Regional Council area were for:
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$371 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$113 million)
- Construction (-$101 million)