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Output

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.

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Output by industry sector
Southern Downs Regional Council - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing873.820.73.9687.817.23.5+186.0
Mining24.50.610.520.40.56.5+4.0
Manufacturing419.710.010.1501.312.512.8-81.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services105.12.54.0174.34.43.7-69.3
Construction768.318.213.7855.021.420.1-86.7
Wholesale Trade52.81.33.188.22.23.6-35.4
Retail Trade197.64.73.9200.25.03.7-2.6
Accommodation and Food Services139.73.33.0127.23.22.8+12.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing182.14.35.9241.86.06.6-59.6
Information Media and Telecommunications19.30.51.621.90.51.5-2.6
Financial and Insurance Services83.12.05.577.41.94.4+5.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services556.113.28.8378.59.58.3+177.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services83.72.05.873.51.85.2+10.3
Administrative and Support Services51.41.23.148.41.22.6+3.0
Public Administration and Safety75.41.84.3117.52.94.5-42.1
Education and Training207.54.93.9146.73.73.3+60.8
Health Care and Social Assistance288.16.86.1152.03.84.0+136.1
Arts and Recreation Services18.00.41.017.20.41.0+0.8
Other Services66.71.62.075.21.91.9-8.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Output by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.9% Mining, Queensland: 10.5% Manufacturing, Queensland: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 4.0% Construction, Queensland: 13.7% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.1% Retail Trade, Queensland: 3.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 5.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 8.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 5.8% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 4.3% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 6.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.0% Other Services, Queensland: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 20.7% Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.6% Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.5% Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council: 18.2% Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.3% Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: 4.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 13.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.0% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.2% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.8% Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council: 4.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council: 6.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.4% Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in output by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$186.0 million Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$4.0 million Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$81.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$69.3 million Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$86.7 million Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$35.4 million Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$2.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$12.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$59.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$2.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$5.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$177.6 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$10.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$3.0 million Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$42.1 million Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$60.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$136.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$0.8 million Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$8.4 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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