Charters Towers Regional Council

Imports

In Charters Towers Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $389 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Charters Towers 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
Charters Towers Regional Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing11.20.83.79.30.73.4+1.9
Mining46.23.49.121.81.520.0+24.3
Manufacturing389.228.633.3441.231.129.0-52.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services55.54.12.575.15.32.4-19.7
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade60.84.53.379.55.63.2-18.8
Retail Trade39.92.91.533.82.41.3+6.1
Accommodation and Food Services43.13.23.755.33.94.2-12.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing98.97.36.892.26.55.0+6.6
Information Media and Telecommunications40.13.03.631.52.22.7+8.6
Financial and Insurance Services141.010.48.3151.310.77.4-10.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services13.71.00.526.51.90.9-12.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services192.014.17.7165.611.76.3+26.4
Administrative and Support Services21.71.61.722.41.61.4-0.7
Public Administration and Safety34.72.65.442.93.04.2-8.2
Education and Training28.82.12.323.41.71.7+5.4
Health Care and Social Assistance81.06.04.260.54.33.9+20.5
Arts and Recreation Services20.51.51.221.11.51.3-0.7
Other Services41.23.01.263.14.51.4-21.9
Total industries1,359.3100.0100.01,416.8100.0100.0-57.5

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 Charters Towers Regional Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($389 million or 28.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($192 million or 14.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($141 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $722 million in total or 53.1% of the total imports by industry in the Charters Towers Regional Council.

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 Charters Towers Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.1% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.4% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.6% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.8% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Charters Towers Regional Council decreased by $-57 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$26 million)
  • Mining (+$24 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$20 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$9 million)

Charters Towers Regional Council

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