Southern Downs Regional Council
In the Southern Downs Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $874 million in 2018/19.
Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Southern Downs Regional Council. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.
By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Southern Downs Regional Council’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Output by industry sector|
|Southern Downs Regional Council - Constant prices||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2013/14 to 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||873.8||20.7||3.9||687.8||17.2||3.5||+186.0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||105.1||2.5||4.0||174.3||4.4||3.7||-69.3||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||139.7||3.3||3.0||127.2||3.2||2.8||+12.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||182.1||4.3||5.9||241.8||6.0||6.6||-59.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||19.3||0.5||1.6||21.9||0.5||1.5||-2.6||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||83.1||2.0||5.5||77.4||1.9||4.4||+5.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||556.1||13.2||8.8||378.5||9.5||8.3||+177.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||83.7||2.0||5.8||73.5||1.8||5.2||+10.3||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||51.4||1.2||3.1||48.4||1.2||2.6||+3.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||75.4||1.8||4.3||117.5||2.9||4.5||-42.1||24400||P|
|Education and Training||207.5||4.9||3.9||146.7||3.7||3.3||+60.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||288.1||6.8||6.1||152.0||3.8||4.0||+136.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||18.0||0.4||1.0||17.2||0.4||1.0||+0.8||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2019. 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 output by industry sectors in Southern Downs Regional Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (874 million or 20.7%)
- Construction (768 million or 18.2%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (556 million or 13.2%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $2,198 million in total or 52.2% of the total output by total industry in the Southern Downs Regional Council.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 3.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.7% in Construction; and 8.8% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.
The major differences between output by industries in the Southern Downs Regional Council and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (20.7% compared to 3.9%)
- A larger percentage of output by Construction (18.2% compared to 13.7%)
- A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (13.2% compared to 8.8%)
- A smaller percentage of output by Mining (0.6% compared to 10.5%)
The total industry output in the Southern Downs Regional Council increased by $208.5 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Southern Downs Regional Council were for:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$186 million)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$178 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$136 million)
- Construction (-$87 million)