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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2015/16, the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region contributed 8.8% of Regional QLD’s employment and 7.6% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region contributes to the wider economy. For example, the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region contributes 8.8% of Regional QLD’s employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Economic measureRDA Wide Bay Burnett RegionRegional QLDRDA Wide Bay Burnett Region as a % of Regional QLDRDA Wide Bay Burnett RegionRegional QLDRDA Wide Bay Burnett Region as a % of Regional QLD2010/11 to 2015/16
Employment (total)99,6501,135,5258.8%104,9651,105,9599.5%-5,316
Employment (FTE)86,666985,7548.8%88,176961,7879.2%-1,511
FTE to total employment ratio0.870.87--0.840.87--+0.03
Output/Total Sales ($m)22,177.66308,293.017.2%21,379.36277,529.367.7%+798.30
Value add ($m)9,788.73128,262.507.6%9,190.62111,149.478.3%+598.12
Exports ($m)5,443.58103,807.455.2%5,019.6791,822.055.5%+423.91
Exports (domestic) ($m)3,839.5967,160.775.7%3,719.6760,602.796.1%+119.93
Exports (international) ($m)1,603.9836,646.694.4%1,300.0031,219.264.2%+303.98
Imports($m)9,954.79118,690.858.4%9,707.00105,961.759.2%+247.79
Imports (domestic) ($m)7,009.0080,895.958.7%6,916.4171,460.869.7%+92.59
Imports (international) ($m)2,945.7937,794.907.8%2,790.6034,500.898.1%+155.20
Local Sales ($m)16,734.08210,291.908.0%16,359.69190,914.948.6%+374.39
Worker productivity ($ per worker)98,231112,954--87,559100,501--+10,673

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Local Sales: 75.5% RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Exports (international): 7.2% RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Exports (domestic): 17.3% Regional QLD, Local Sales: 67.0% Regional QLD, Exports (international): 11.7% Regional QLD, Exports (domestic): 21.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Industry contribution to Regional QLD 2015/16
Industry contribution to Regional QLD 2015/16 Employment (total), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 8.8% Employment (FTE), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 8.8% Output/Total Sales ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 7.2% Value add ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 7.6% Exports ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 5.2% Exports (domestic) ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 5.7% Exports (international) ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 4.4% Imports($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 8.4% Imports (domestic) ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 8.7% Imports (international) ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 7.8% Local Sales ($m), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - All industries: 8.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2010/11 to 2015/16
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2010/11 to 2015/16 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region relative to Regional QLD: 2,806.1 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region relative to Regional QLD: 0.0 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region relative to Regional QLD: 2,806.1 Net change in Actual change, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region relative to Regional QLD: -5,315.7 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region relative to Regional QLD: -8,121.8
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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