Banana Shire

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Banana Shire


In Banana Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $937 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Banana 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
Banana Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.51.33.729.30.83.4+11.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services44.51.42.554.21.42.4-9.7
Wholesale Trade134.24.33.3128.53.43.2+5.8
Retail Trade74.02.41.561.31.61.3+12.7
Accommodation and Food Services169.05.43.7158.14.24.2+10.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing337.110.86.8222.45.95.0+114.7
Information Media and Telecommunications73.12.33.652.61.42.7+20.4
Financial and Insurance Services361.611.58.3324.58.67.4+37.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services36.91.20.549.51.30.9-12.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services385.512.37.7270.67.16.3+115.0
Administrative and Support Services11.70.41.730.30.81.4-18.6
Public Administration and Safety96.93.15.462.61.74.2+34.3
Education and Training43.61.42.332.80.91.7+10.8
Health Care and Social Assistance102.
Arts and Recreation Services30.
Other Services87.
Total industries3,130.5100.0100.03,791.6100.0100.0-661.1

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 Banana Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($937 million or 29.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($386 million or 12.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($362 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,684 million in total or 53.8% of the total imports by industry in the Banana Shire.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12.3% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (5.3% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.9% compared to 33.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Banana Shire decreased by $-661 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$170 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$115 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$115 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$37 million)

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