RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region
In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $3,269 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,034.0||6.1||2.1||1,017.8||5.6||1.8||+16.2||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||822.6||4.9||3.6||1,365.1||7.5||4.4||-542.5||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||390.9||2.3||2.6||369.1||2.0||2.2||+21.7||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||678.0||4.0||4.8||646.7||3.5||5.1||+31.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||317.6||1.9||2.1||186.6||1.0||1.7||+131.0||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||639.8||3.8||6.4||686.8||3.8||5.5||-47.0||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||1,875.0||11.1||14.9||1,800.8||9.8||12.9||+74.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||718.9||4.3||6.7||597.9||3.3||5.8||+120.9||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||474.8||2.8||3.1||381.8||2.1||2.6||+93.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||913.6||5.4||4.4||873.6||4.8||3.8||+40.0||24400||P|
|Education and Training||695.4||4.1||3.5||677.3||3.7||3.1||+18.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,505.3||8.9||5.4||1,153.6||6.3||3.9||+351.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||110.3||0.7||0.8||189.0||1.0||0.7||-78.7||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (3,269 people or 19.4%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1,875 people or 11.1%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (1,505 people or 8.9%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $6,649 million in total or 39.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett 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 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.
The major differences between local sales by industries in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.1% compared to 2.1%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.9% compared to 5.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (11.1% compared to 14.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.8% compared to 6.4%)
The total local sales by industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region decreased by $1,482.8 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:
- Construction (-$1,223 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$542 million)
- Manufacturing (-$412 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$352 million)