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Murweh Shire

Local sales

In the Murweh Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $35 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
Murweh Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing28.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.33.64.311.93.23.7-3.6
Wholesale Trade8.
Retail Trade10.54.53.815.94.33.7-5.4
Accommodation and Food Services7.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8.
Information Media and Telecommunications3.
Financial and Insurance Services15.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.13.914.017.44.711.5-8.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services13.
Administrative and Support Services6.
Public Administration and Safety18.
Education and Training11.95.13.710.52.83.2+1.4
Health Care and Social Assistance27.011.66.619.55.34.3+7.5
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services3.
Total industries232.4100.0100.0369.4100.0100.0-137.0

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

  • Construction ($35million or 15.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($28million or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($27million or 11.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $90 million in total or 38.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Murweh Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3.9% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.1% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (15.0% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.6% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Murweh Shire $decreased by -137 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (-$103 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$16 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$8 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$7 million)

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