Burdekin Shire


In Burdekin Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $454 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Burdekin 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
Burdekin Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing74.34.53.765.34.83.4+9.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services24.31.52.520.01.52.4+4.3
Wholesale Trade90.05.53.382.16.13.2+7.9
Retail Trade58.03.61.534.62.61.3+23.4
Accommodation and Food Services59.83.73.759.24.44.2+0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing119.57.36.884.46.25.0+35.1
Information Media and Telecommunications64.03.93.648.63.62.7+15.4
Financial and Insurance Services190.811.78.3131.79.77.4+59.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services18.11.10.514.51.10.9+3.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services106.16.57.783.36.16.3+22.8
Administrative and Support Services39.82.41.724.51.81.4+15.3
Public Administration and Safety46.72.95.446.93.54.2-0.2
Education and Training39.92.42.334.82.61.7+5.1
Health Care and Social Assistance135.
Arts and Recreation Services31.
Other Services20.
Total industries1,633.2100.0100.01,355.1100.0100.0+278.1

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

  • Manufacturing ($454 million or 27.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($191 million or 11.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($135 million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $780 million in total or 47.7% of the total imports by industry in the Burdekin Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 33.3% in Manufacturing; 8.3% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.8% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.8% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.3% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.7% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Burdekin Shire increased by $278 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$59 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$58 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$41 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$35 million)

Burdekin Shire Council

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