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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Local sales

In the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $6,453 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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,298.75.02.11,323.54.81.8-24.8
Mining1,589.96.12.7562.12.02.1+1,027.8
Manufacturing1,702.66.67.41,935.97.09.1-233.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,305.75.03.61,606.35.84.4-300.6
Construction6,453.224.819.19,738.235.125.2-3,285.1
Wholesale Trade906.13.53.8874.73.23.8+31.4
Retail Trade1,141.24.44.31,135.04.14.0+6.2
Accommodation and Food Services514.42.02.6421.51.52.2+92.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing970.93.74.81,001.03.65.1-30.1
Information Media and Telecommunications262.01.02.1291.71.11.7-29.7
Financial and Insurance Services1,320.15.16.41,224.94.45.5+95.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,678.110.314.92,589.09.312.9+89.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,230.54.76.7898.13.25.8+332.4
Administrative and Support Services458.91.83.1341.11.22.6+117.8
Public Administration and Safety1,197.54.64.41,143.94.13.8+53.5
Education and Training868.93.33.5841.13.03.1+27.8
Health Care and Social Assistance1,441.75.55.41,143.74.13.9+298.0
Arts and Recreation Services121.10.50.8149.20.50.7-28.1
Other Services517.72.02.3520.41.92.3-2.7

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, Queensland: 2.1% Mining, Queensland: 2.7% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.6% Construction, Queensland: 19.1% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 14.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 4.4% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 5.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 0.8% Other Services, Queensland: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.0% Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 6.1% Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 6.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.0% Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 24.8% Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.5% Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.4% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 2.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 10.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.6% Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.5% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.5% Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 2.0%
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, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$24.8 million Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$1,027.8 million Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$233.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$300.6 million Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$3,285.1 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$31.4 million Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$6.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$92.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$30.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$29.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$95.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$89.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$332.4 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$117.8 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$53.5 million Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$27.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$298.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$28.1 million Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$2.7 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 RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (6,453 people or 24.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2,678 people or 10.3%)
  • Manufacturing (1,703 people or 6.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $10,834 million in total or 41.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 19.1% in Construction; 14.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 7.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (24.8% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (6.1% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5.0% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.3% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region decreased by $1,762.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region were for:

  • Construction (-$3,285 million)
  • Mining (+$1,028 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$332 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$301 million)

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