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Local sales

In the Southern Downs Regional Council, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $731 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
Southern Downs Regional Council - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing181.66.12.1206.57.21.8-24.8
Mining4.50.12.714.70.52.1-10.3
Manufacturing215.57.27.4244.58.69.1-28.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services89.73.03.6202.77.14.4-112.9
Construction694.923.219.1796.027.825.2-101.1
Wholesale Trade64.02.13.897.63.43.8-33.7
Retail Trade165.35.54.3160.25.64.0+5.1
Accommodation and Food Services59.12.02.645.11.62.2+13.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing112.53.84.8122.24.35.1-9.7
Information Media and Telecommunications27.60.92.126.10.91.7+1.5
Financial and Insurance Services78.72.66.478.12.75.5+0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services731.224.414.9360.412.612.9+370.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services81.72.76.770.02.45.8+11.7
Administrative and Support Services52.71.83.134.41.22.6+18.3
Public Administration and Safety96.43.24.4103.73.63.8-7.3
Education and Training98.23.33.592.43.23.1+5.8
Health Care and Social Assistance177.85.95.4131.24.63.9+46.7
Arts and Recreation Services14.80.50.820.40.70.7-5.6
Other Services48.81.62.353.11.92.3-4.3

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, Southern Downs Regional Council: 6.1% Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.1% Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 7.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 3.0% Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council: 23.2% Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.1% Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: 5.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 24.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council: 3.2% Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council: 3.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council: 5.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.5% Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.6%
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, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$24.8 million Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$10.3 million Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$28.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$112.9 million Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$101.1 million Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$33.7 million Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$5.1 million Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$13.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$9.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$1.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$0.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$370.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$11.7 million Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$18.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$7.3 million Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$5.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$46.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$5.6 million Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$4.3 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 Southern Downs Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (731 people or 24.4%)
  • Construction (695 people or 23.2%)
  • Manufacturing (216 people or 7.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,642 million in total or 54.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the Southern Downs Regional Council.

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

The major differences between local sales by industries in the Southern Downs Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (24.4% compared to 14.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (23.2% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.1% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Southern Downs Regional Council increased by $135.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$371 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$113 million)
  • Construction (-$101 million)

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