RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Local sales

In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $3,499 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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing976.65.62.1984.45.52.0-7.8
Mining114.10.71.5167.90.91.5-53.8
Manufacturing1,286.37.47.01,631.79.28.6-345.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services862.54.94.3793.84.53.7+68.7
Construction3,498.620.020.24,948.927.828.6-1,450.3
Wholesale Trade545.73.13.3561.93.23.4-16.2
Retail Trade833.24.83.8875.54.93.7-42.3
Accommodation and Food Services414.92.42.8394.32.22.4+20.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing874.05.04.8868.84.94.8+5.2
Information Media and Telecommunications444.22.52.3349.22.01.8+95.0
Financial and Insurance Services822.94.76.2744.54.25.2+78.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,824.510.414.01,342.77.511.5+481.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services963.05.57.0735.64.15.7+227.4
Administrative and Support Services504.22.93.6434.42.43.3+69.8
Public Administration and Safety695.64.04.1743.14.23.9-47.5
Education and Training714.84.13.7650.43.73.2+64.5
Health Care and Social Assistance1,678.69.66.61,140.46.44.3+538.1
Arts and Recreation Services115.10.70.9147.70.80.8-32.6
Other Services296.31.72.1275.51.51.8+20.8
Total industries17,465.0100.0100.017,790.6100.0100.0-325.7

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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($3,499million or 20.0%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,824million or 10.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,679million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,002 million in total or 40.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 14.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.4% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5.6% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (4.7% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region $decreased by -326 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:

  • Construction (-$1,450 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$538 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$482 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$345 million)

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