Bundaberg Regional Council


In Bundaberg Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,424 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Bundaberg Regional Council 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
Bundaberg Regional Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing210.84.43.776.22.03.4+134.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services87.21.82.577.62.02.4+9.6
Wholesale Trade223.94.73.3196.95.13.2+27.0
Retail Trade46.81.01.542.21.11.3+4.6
Accommodation and Food Services121.12.53.7158.84.14.2-37.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing328.26.86.8218.15.65.0+110.1
Information Media and Telecommunications245.45.13.6146.13.82.7+99.3
Financial and Insurance Services520.610.88.3385.710.07.4+134.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services27.40.60.539.31.00.9-11.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services404.78.47.7271.67.06.3+133.1
Administrative and Support Services112.52.31.753.21.41.4+59.3
Public Administration and Safety406.48.55.4302.97.84.2+103.5
Education and Training131.62.72.3117.83.01.7+13.8
Health Care and Social Assistance169.13.54.2177.84.63.9-8.7
Arts and Recreation Services83.
Other Services55.
Total industries4,807.7100.0100.03,866.1100.0100.0+941.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Bundaberg Regional Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,424 million or 29.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($521 million or 10.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($406 million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,351 million in total or 48.9% of the total imports by industry in the Bundaberg Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 33.3% in Manufacturing; 8.3% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Bundaberg Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.3% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.6% compared to 33.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (8.5% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (10.8% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Bundaberg Regional Council increased by $942 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Bundaberg Regional Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$301 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$135 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$135 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$133 million)

Bundaberg Regional Council

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