Cassowary Coast


In the Cassowary Coast, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $608 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Cassowary Coast 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
Cassowary Coast2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing85.74.13.760.13.33.4+25.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services29.01.42.538.02.12.4-8.9
Wholesale Trade116.45.63.393.55.23.2+22.9
Retail Trade53.72.61.543.02.41.3+10.7
Accommodation and Food Services73.43.53.770.03.94.2+3.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116.75.66.899.15.55.0+17.6
Information Media and Telecommunications84.64.13.661.53.42.7+23.1
Financial and Insurance Services239.811.58.3189.910.67.4+49.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.50.90.522.91.30.9-3.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services154.97.47.7130.47.26.3+24.5
Administrative and Support Services12.10.61.715.90.91.4-3.7
Public Administration and Safety100.54.85.465.63.64.2+34.9
Education and Training55.72.72.347.82.71.7+7.8
Health Care and Social Assistance169.18.14.2128.87.23.9+40.3
Arts and Recreation Services38.
Other Services24.
Total industries2,080.1100.0100.01,799.0100.0100.0+281.1

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 the Cassowary Coast in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($608 million or 29.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($240 million or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($169 million or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,016 million in total or 48.9% of the total imports by industry in the the Cassowary Coast.

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 the Cassowary Coast and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.2% compared to 33.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.1% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.5% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Cassowary Coast increased by $281 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$95 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$50 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$40 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$35 million)

Cassowary Coast Regional Council

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