In Douglas (S), Accommodation and Food Services had the largest total exports by industry, generating $210 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Douglas (S) boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Douglas (S) - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional QLD%||$m||%||Regional QLD%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||32.3||6.1||11.3||55.6||8.4||11.8||-23.3||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||4.6||0.9||4.1||24.8||3.7||4.9||-20.2||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||210.2||39.6||5.3||160.7||24.2||6.7||+49.6||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||78.0||14.7||6.8||179.5||27.1||9.1||-101.5||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||0.9||0.2||0.5||3.8||0.6||0.5||-2.8||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||0.9||0.2||1.1||1.9||0.3||1.0||-1.0||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||2.4||0.5||1.0||19.6||3.0||1.3||-17.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2.1||0.4||0.8||2.2||0.3||0.7||-0.1||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||72.6||13.7||2.4||3.8||0.6||0.8||+68.8||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||2.2||0.4||3.2||11.9||1.8||3.1||-9.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||9.2||1.7||2.2||16.0||2.4||2.0||-6.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2.0||0.4||3.1||13.2||2.0||1.9||-11.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||16.2||3.0||1.6||22.3||3.4||1.9||-6.1||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2016-17 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Douglas (S) in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Accommodation and Food Services ($210 million or 39.6%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($78 million or 14.7%)
- Administrative and Support Services ($73 million or 13.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $361 million in total or 67.9% of the total exports by total industry in Douglas (S).
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 5.3% in Accommodation and Food Services; 6.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 2.4% in Administrative and Support Services.
The major differences between total exports by industries in Douglas (S) and Regional QLD were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (39.6% compared to 5.3%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Administrative and Support Services (13.7% compared to 2.4%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (14.7% compared to 6.8%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (2.4% compared to 37.0%)
The total exports by industries in Douglas (S) decreased by $131.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Douglas (S) were for:
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$102 million)
- Administrative and Support Services (+$69 million)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+$50 million)