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Paroo Shire

Local sales

In the Paroo Shire, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $18 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
Paroo Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9.510.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade3.
Retail Trade4.
Accommodation and Food Services7.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services4.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services17.918.914.015.915.011.5+2.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1.
Administrative and Support Services1.
Public Administration and Safety6.
Education and Training4.
Health Care and Social Assistance8.
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services1.
Total industries94.7100.0100.0106.1100.0100.0-11.4

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

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($18million or 18.9%)
  • Construction ($13million or 13.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($10million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $40 million in total or 42.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Paroo Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 14.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 20.2% in Construction and 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.1% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (13.7% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Accommodation and Food Services (8.4% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Paroo Shire $decreased by -11 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (-$11 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$3 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$3 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$3 million)

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