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Output

In Rockhampton Regional Council area, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the largest output by industry, generating $1,440 million in 2017/18.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Rockhampton Regional Council area. 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 Rockhampton Regional Council area’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
Rockhampton Regional Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing210.82.13.5204.72.03.1+6.1
Mining794.28.08.5262.32.55.9+532.0
Manufacturing919.59.39.91,110.210.712.2-190.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,440.214.63.91,483.614.34.5-43.4
Construction972.69.813.41,933.318.718.7-960.8
Wholesale Trade449.54.53.8405.83.94.0+43.7
Retail Trade439.04.44.0436.64.23.8+2.4
Accommodation and Food Services201.22.02.9257.02.52.7-55.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing885.99.06.6882.78.57.3+3.2
Information Media and Telecommunications101.61.01.889.60.91.4+12.0
Financial and Insurance Services371.93.85.6330.73.24.7+41.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services646.06.510.8654.66.39.8-8.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services304.03.15.9304.82.95.4-0.7
Administrative and Support Services190.91.92.8160.81.62.1+30.1
Public Administration and Safety556.35.65.0552.25.34.5+4.1
Education and Training408.84.13.6452.34.43.1-43.5
Health Care and Social Assistance677.06.85.1490.44.73.7+186.6
Arts and Recreation Services62.90.61.053.50.51.0+9.3
Other Services263.12.72.1278.22.72.1-15.0

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, Queensland: 3.5% Mining, Queensland: 8.5% Manufacturing, Queensland: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.9% Construction, Queensland: 13.4% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 5.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 10.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 5.9% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 5.0% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 5.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.0% Other Services, Queensland: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 2.1% Mining, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 8.0% Manufacturing, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 14.6% Construction, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 4.5% Retail Trade, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 4.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 2.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 9.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 6.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 5.6% Education and Training, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 4.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 6.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 0.6% Other Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: 2.7%
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, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$6.1 million Mining, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$532.0 million Manufacturing, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$190.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$43.4 million Construction, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$960.8 million Wholesale Trade, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$43.7 million Retail Trade, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$2.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$55.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$3.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$12.0 million Financial and Insurance Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$41.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$8.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$0.7 million Administrative and Support Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$30.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$4.1 million Education and Training, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$43.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$186.6 million Arts and Recreation Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: +$9.3 million Other Services, Rockhampton Regional Council area: -$15.0 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 Rockhampton Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (1,440 million or 14.6%)
  • Construction (973 million or 9.8%)
  • Manufacturing (919 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,332 million in total or 33.7% of the total output by total industry in Rockhampton Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 3.9% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; 13.4% in Construction; and 9.9% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries in Rockhampton Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (14.6% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (9.8% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Rockhampton Regional Council area decreased by $447.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Construction (-$961 million)
  • Mining (+$532 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$191 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$187 million)

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