In Tablelands, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $258 million in 2016/17.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Tablelands - Constant prices||2016/17||2011/12||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||FNQROC%||$m||%||FNQROC%||2011/12 to 2016/17|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||161.0||10.2||7.0||117.6||6.6||4.5||+43.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||65.2||4.1||3.9||84.6||4.8||4.0||-19.3||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||33.9||2.1||2.2||49.4||2.8||2.1||-15.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||45.5||2.9||4.5||74.0||4.2||5.0||-28.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||17.4||1.1||1.6||22.4||1.3||1.4||-5.0||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||66.8||4.2||4.3||59.6||3.4||3.8||+7.2||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||241.4||15.3||13.4||135.8||7.7||11.3||+105.5||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||79.8||5.1||6.2||67.5||3.8||4.7||+12.3||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||36.6||2.3||3.5||32.1||1.8||3.0||+4.5||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||68.4||4.3||6.5||95.1||5.4||6.2||-26.8||24400||P|
|Education and Training||55.7||3.5||4.1||58.5||3.3||3.7||-2.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||137.8||8.7||7.2||111.6||6.3||5.7||+26.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||10.8||0.7||1.2||13.1||0.7||1.2||-2.3||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2015-16 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 Tablelands in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (258 people or 16.3%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (241 people or 15.3%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (161 people or 10.2%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $660 million in total or 41.8% of the total local sales by total industry in Tablelands.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in FNQROC accounted for 15.7% in Construction; 13.4% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 7.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.
The major differences between local sales by industries in Tablelands and FNQROC were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.2% compared to 7.0%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (15.3% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (4.3% compared to 6.5%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.9% compared to 4.5%)
The total local sales by industry in Tablelands decreased by $190.6 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Tablelands were for:
- Construction (-$223 million)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$106 million)
- Manufacturing (-$50 million)