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Local sales

In Toowoomba, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,662 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
Toowoomba - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Australia%$m%Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing670.64.61.6689.64.81.7-19.0
Mining480.83.31.4297.42.11.9+183.4
Manufacturing1,163.77.96.41,239.58.77.8-75.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services677.34.63.1742.55.24.2-65.2
Construction2,662.418.120.22,822.319.822.1-160.0
Wholesale Trade601.14.14.0542.63.83.9+58.4
Retail Trade700.34.84.5690.34.94.5+10.0
Accommodation and Food Services277.91.92.8223.81.62.5+54.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing593.24.04.4570.84.04.9+22.5
Information Media and Telecommunications171.21.22.6223.31.62.2-52.1
Financial and Insurance Services1,050.37.26.4949.66.75.8+100.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,558.110.616.51,778.212.514.5-220.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services966.26.67.5650.34.66.7+315.9
Administrative and Support Services301.52.13.2235.41.73.0+66.1
Public Administration and Safety808.45.54.2768.95.44.1+39.5
Education and Training585.54.03.3573.44.03.2+12.1
Health Care and Social Assistance980.76.75.0790.55.64.1+190.2
Arts and Recreation Services84.70.60.9106.90.80.8-22.2
Other Services338.02.32.0324.72.32.2+13.2

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, Australia: 1.6% Mining, Australia: 1.4% Manufacturing, Australia: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Australia: 3.1% Construction, Australia: 20.2% Wholesale Trade, Australia: 4.0% Retail Trade, Australia: 4.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Australia: 2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Australia: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Australia: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Australia: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Australia: 16.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Australia: 7.5% Administrative and Support Services, Australia: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Australia: 4.2% Education and Training, Australia: 3.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Australia: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Australia: 0.9% Other Services, Australia: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Toowoomba: 4.6% Mining, Toowoomba: 3.3% Manufacturing, Toowoomba: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Toowoomba: 4.6% Construction, Toowoomba: 18.1% Wholesale Trade, Toowoomba: 4.1% Retail Trade, Toowoomba: 4.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Toowoomba: 1.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Toowoomba: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Toowoomba: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Toowoomba: 7.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Toowoomba: 10.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Toowoomba: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Toowoomba: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Toowoomba: 5.5% Education and Training, Toowoomba: 4.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Toowoomba: 6.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Toowoomba: 0.6% Other Services, Toowoomba: 2.3%
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, Toowoomba: -$19.0 million Mining, Toowoomba: +$183.4 million Manufacturing, Toowoomba: -$75.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Toowoomba: -$65.2 million Construction, Toowoomba: -$160.0 million Wholesale Trade, Toowoomba: +$58.4 million Retail Trade, Toowoomba: +$10.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Toowoomba: +$54.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Toowoomba: +$22.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Toowoomba: -$52.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Toowoomba: +$100.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Toowoomba: -$220.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Toowoomba: +$315.9 million Administrative and Support Services, Toowoomba: +$66.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Toowoomba: +$39.5 million Education and Training, Toowoomba: +$12.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Toowoomba: +$190.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, Toowoomba: -$22.2 million Other Services, Toowoomba: +$13.2 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 Toowoomba in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (2,662 people or 18.1%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1,558 people or 10.6%)
  • Manufacturing (1,164 people or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,384 million in total or 36.7% of the total local sales by total industry in Toowoomba.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Australia accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 16.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 6.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries in Toowoomba and Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.6% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (3.3% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.6% compared to 16.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (18.1% compared to 20.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Toowoomba increased by $451.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Toowoomba were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$316 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$220 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$190 million)
  • Mining (+$183 million)

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