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Quilpie Shire

Local sales

In the Quilpie Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $19 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
Quilpie Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4.
Wholesale Trade4.
Retail Trade2.
Accommodation and Food Services2.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4.
Information Media and Telecommunications2.
Financial and Insurance Services6.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1.
Administrative and Support Services1.
Public Administration and Safety2.
Education and Training2.
Health Care and Social Assistance2.
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services1.
Total industries68.8100.0100.0180.0100.0100.0-111.2

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 Quilpie Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($19million or 27.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($6million or 8.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($6million or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $31 million in total or 45.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Quilpie Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 6.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.1% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (27.9% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.8% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.6% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Quilpie Shire $decreased by -111 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (-$110 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$4 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$4 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$2 million)

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