Balonne Shire


In Balonne Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $608 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Balonne Shire boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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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Total exports by industry sector
Balonne Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing607.895.17.8410.489.36.2+197.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade4.
Retail Trade1.
Accommodation and Food Services2.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3.
Information Media and Telecommunications----0.8----0.7--
Financial and Insurance Services0.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety1.
Education and Training1.
Health Care and Social Assistance1.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services4.
Total industries639.3100.0100.0459.8100.0100.0+179.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 total exports by industry sectors in Balonne Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (608 million or 95.1%)
  • Manufacturing (8 million or 1.2%)
  • Other Services (4 million or 0.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 620 million in total or 96.9% of the total exports by industry in the Balonne Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 7.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 15.2% in Manufacturing and 1.8% in Other Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Balonne Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (95.1% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (1.2% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.6% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.2% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Balonne Shire $increased by 180 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Balonne Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$197 million)
  • Other Services (+$2 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$1 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$0 million)

Balonne Shire

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