Balonne Shire


In Balonne Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $178 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Balonne Shire Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports
Balonne Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing39.16.23.714.43.13.4+24.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services20.13.22.515.83.42.4+4.3
Wholesale Trade29.14.63.316.83.63.2+12.3
Retail Trade30.04.71.515.53.41.3+14.5
Accommodation and Food Services26.84.23.731.76.94.2-4.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing36.45.86.825.45.55.0+11.0
Information Media and Telecommunications22.33.53.616.83.62.7+5.5
Financial and Insurance Services85.113.58.361.013.27.4+24.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services44.07.07.732.97.16.3+11.1
Administrative and Support Services16.12.51.712.12.61.4+4.0
Public Administration and Safety10.
Education and Training13.42.12.310.22.21.7+3.1
Health Care and Social Assistance35.
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services12.
Total industries632.6100.0100.0461.1100.0100.0+171.4

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 imports by industry sectors in Balonne Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($178 million or 28.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($85 million or 13.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($44 million or 7.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $307 million in total or 48.5% of the total imports by industry in the Balonne Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 33.3% in Manufacturing; 8.3% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.5% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.1% compared to 33.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.6% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Balonne Shire increased by $171 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$46 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$25 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$24 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$18 million)

Balonne Shire

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