City of Whittlesea

Local sales

In the City of Whittlesea, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $3,257 million in 2020/21.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
City of Whittlesea - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing199.51.52.1173.91.62.0+25.6
Mining2.10.00.117.30.20.4-15.2
Manufacturing1,217.39.56.61,196.810.87.4+20.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services690.15.43.0408.33.73.4+281.8
Construction3,256.925.321.03,063.427.519.4+193.6
Wholesale Trade634.34.93.7518.94.73.9+115.5
Retail Trade944.87.34.9706.46.45.1+238.4
Accommodation and Food Services271.12.12.2270.52.42.5+0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing630.54.94.3554.85.04.7+75.6
Information Media and Telecommunications175.31.43.093.50.82.4+81.8
Financial and Insurance Services465.73.66.9363.43.36.4+102.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services696.55.411.7835.37.513.2-138.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services396.83.18.8329.43.08.0+67.4
Administrative and Support Services293.92.33.7283.02.53.9+10.9
Public Administration and Safety455.13.54.1354.53.23.7+100.7
Education and Training684.05.34.0574.85.23.9+109.2
Health Care and Social Assistance1,372.910.76.6979.68.86.0+393.3
Arts and Recreation Services166.51.31.2113.01.01.2+53.6
Other Services326.12.52.2285.92.62.5+40.2
Total industries12,879.4100.0100.011,122.6100.0100.0+1,756.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2017-18 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in the City of Whittlesea in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($3,257million or 25.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,373million or 10.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,217million or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,847 million in total or 45.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Whittlesea.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.0% in Construction; 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.6% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of Whittlesea and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (5.4% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (25.3% compared to 21.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.7% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Whittlesea $increased by 1,757 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Whittlesea were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$393 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$282 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$238 million)
  • Construction (+$194 million)

City of Whittlesea

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