Charters Towers Regional Council


In Charters Towers Regional Council, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $653 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Charters Towers Regional Council boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
Charters Towers Regional Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing331.230.27.8234.037.46.2+97.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.
Wholesale Trade14.
Retail Trade2.
Accommodation and Food Services4.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7.
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services1.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1.
Administrative and Support Services1.
Public Administration and Safety7.
Education and Training28.
Health Care and Social Assistance7.20.74.411.31.83.1-4.1
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services1.
Total industries1,094.8100.0100.0625.1100.0100.0+469.7

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 exports by industry sectors in Charters Towers Regional Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (653 million or 59.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (331 million or 30.2%)
  • Education and Training (28 million or 2.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,012 million in total or 92.4% of the total exports by industry in the Charters Towers Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 31.5% in Mining; 7.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 3.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Charters Towers Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (59.6% compared to 31.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (30.2% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (2.4% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.7% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Charters Towers Regional Council $increased by 470 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Mining (+$367 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$97 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$9 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$5 million)

Charters Towers Regional Council

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