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Southern Downs Regional Council area

Output

In Southern Downs Regional Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the largest output by industry, generating $732 million in 2017/18.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of RDA Darling Downs and South West Region’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output by industry sector
Southern Downs 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 Fishing674.916.45.9583.314.65.4+91.6
Mining51.21.215.022.80.610.4+28.4
Manufacturing395.19.69.3525.413.210.7-130.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services94.52.33.9332.28.34.6-237.7
Construction694.916.813.6796.019.920.2-101.1
Wholesale Trade67.71.63.0107.12.73.3-39.4
Retail Trade218.35.34.0201.45.04.0+16.9
Accommodation and Food Services131.53.23.4118.13.03.3+13.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing234.85.75.2250.76.35.7-15.9
Information Media and Telecommunications29.80.71.328.10.71.0+1.7
Financial and Insurance Services82.82.03.582.22.13.1+0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services731.917.710.0366.79.29.7+365.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services87.62.13.875.31.93.4+12.3
Administrative and Support Services55.51.32.736.20.91.9+19.3
Public Administration and Safety101.52.54.1109.22.73.7-7.6
Education and Training185.84.53.2129.33.22.9+56.5
Health Care and Social Assistance211.65.15.0138.83.53.6+72.8
Arts and Recreation Services15.60.41.122.00.61.1-6.4
Other Services62.81.52.168.01.72.1-5.2

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

Output by industry sector 2017/18
Output by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 5.9% Mining, Regional QLD: 15.0% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 3.9% Construction, Regional QLD: 13.6% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.0% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 10.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 4.1% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Other Services, Regional QLD: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 16.4% Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 1.2% Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 9.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.3% Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 16.8% Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 1.6% Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 5.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 3.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 17.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.5% Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 4.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 5.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 0.4% Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 1.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$91.6 million Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$28.4 million Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$130.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$237.7 million Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$101.1 million Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$39.4 million Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$16.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$13.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$15.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$1.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$0.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$365.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$12.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$19.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$7.6 million Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$56.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council area: +$72.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$6.4 million Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -$5.2 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 output by industry sectors in Southern Downs Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (732 million or 17.7%)
  • Construction (695 million or 16.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (675 million or 16.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,102 million in total or 50.9% of the total output by total industry in Southern Downs Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 10.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 13.6% in Construction; and 5.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between output by industries in Southern Downs Regional Council area and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (16.4% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (17.7% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (16.8% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.2% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Southern Downs Regional Council area increased by $134.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Southern Downs Regional Council area were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$365 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$238 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$130 million)
  • Construction (-$101 million)

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