In the South West RED Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $456 million in 2018/19.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|South West RED Region - Constant prices||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Queensland||$m||%||Queensland||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||166.8||8.7||2.1||183.6||6.0||2.0||-16.9|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||151.5||7.9||4.3||107.4||3.5||3.7||+44.1|
|Accommodation and Food Services||58.9||3.1||2.8||49.2||1.6||2.4||+9.6|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||88.9||4.7||4.8||96.4||3.2||4.8||-7.5|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||38.1||2.0||2.3||22.1||0.7||1.8||+16.0|
|Financial and Insurance Services||71.5||3.7||6.2||69.3||2.3||5.2||+2.2|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||106.8||5.6||14.0||121.5||4.0||11.5||-14.7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||49.3||2.6||7.0||49.8||1.6||5.7||-0.5|
|Administrative and Support Services||33.2||1.7||3.6||31.7||1.0||3.3||+1.5|
|Public Administration and Safety||105.8||5.5||4.1||116.8||3.8||3.9||-11.1|
|Education and Training||68.8||3.6||3.7||63.9||2.1||3.2||+4.9|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||171.3||9.0||6.6||104.0||3.4||4.3||+67.3|
|Arts and Recreation Services||11.7||0.6||0.9||10.4||0.3||0.8||+1.3|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in the South West RED Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction ($456million or 23.9%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance ($171million or 9.0%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($167million or 8.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $795 million in total or 41.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the South West RED Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.
The major differences between local sales by industries of the South West RED Region and Queensland were:
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (5.6% compared to 14.0%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.7% compared to 2.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.6% compared to 7.0%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (23.9% compared to 20.2%)
The total local sales by industry in the South West RED Region $decreased by -1,131 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the South West RED Region were for:
- Construction (-$1,171 million)
- Manufacturing (-$96 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$67 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$44 million)