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Toowoomba Regional Council area

Local sales

In Toowoomba Regional Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,662 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.

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Local sales by industry sector
Toowoomba Regional Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing670.64.63.2689.64.82.9-19.0
Mining480.83.34.2297.42.12.8+183.4
Manufacturing1,163.77.97.51,239.58.78.6-75.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services677.34.63.8742.55.24.5-65.2
Construction2,662.418.120.22,822.319.828.0-160.0
Wholesale Trade601.14.13.5542.63.83.4+58.4
Retail Trade700.34.84.5690.34.94.2+10.0
Accommodation and Food Services277.91.92.5223.81.61.9+54.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing593.24.04.4570.84.04.3+22.5
Information Media and Telecommunications171.21.21.7223.31.61.3-52.1
Financial and Insurance Services1,050.37.24.6949.66.74.0+100.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,558.110.614.51,778.212.513.0-220.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services966.26.65.2650.34.64.4+315.9
Administrative and Support Services301.52.12.8235.41.72.3+66.1
Public Administration and Safety808.45.54.6768.95.43.9+39.5
Education and Training585.54.03.7573.44.03.3+12.1
Health Care and Social Assistance980.76.75.9790.55.64.2+190.2
Arts and Recreation Services84.70.60.8106.90.80.7-22.2
Other Services338.02.32.2324.72.32.2+13.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 3.2% Mining, Regional QLD: 4.2% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 3.8% Construction, Regional QLD: 20.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.5% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 4.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 14.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 4.6% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 3.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 5.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 0.8% Other Services, Regional QLD: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 4.6% Mining, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 3.3% Manufacturing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 4.6% Construction, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 18.1% Wholesale Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 4.1% Retail Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 4.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 1.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 7.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 10.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 5.5% Education and Training, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 4.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 6.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.6% Other Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 2.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$19.0 million Mining, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$183.4 million Manufacturing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$75.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$65.2 million Construction, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$160.0 million Wholesale Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$58.4 million Retail Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$10.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$54.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$22.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$52.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$100.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$220.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$315.9 million Administrative and Support Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$66.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$39.5 million Education and Training, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$12.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$190.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$22.2 million Other Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$13.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Toowoomba Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (2,662 people or 18.1%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1,558 people or 10.6%)
  • Manufacturing (1,164 people or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,384 million in total or 36.7% of the total local sales by total industry in Toowoomba Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 14.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 7.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries in Toowoomba Regional Council area and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (7.2% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.6% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.6% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (18.1% compared to 20.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Toowoomba Regional Council area increased by $451.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Toowoomba Regional Council area were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$316 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$220 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$190 million)
  • Mining (+$183 million)

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