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Exports

In the FNQROC, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,833 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the FNQROC 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.

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Total exports by industry sector
FNQROC - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,833.420.16.81,750.622.26.7+82.8
Mining721.57.922.3337.04.316.8+384.5
Manufacturing1,349.714.815.7963.412.220.9+386.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services297.73.34.4223.22.85.0+74.4
Construction7.20.10.19.10.10.1-1.8
Wholesale Trade171.61.93.6236.03.04.5-64.4
Retail Trade329.43.63.2288.93.73.2+40.5
Accommodation and Food Services919.810.13.5945.412.04.3-25.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,159.312.710.71,617.120.613.6-457.8
Information Media and Telecommunications30.70.30.926.00.30.6+4.7
Financial and Insurance Services46.40.53.639.40.52.7+7.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services96.51.11.2112.91.41.2-16.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services172.11.94.169.50.94.0+102.6
Administrative and Support Services414.34.52.359.80.80.8+354.5
Public Administration and Safety520.55.76.5411.05.26.3+109.5
Education and Training220.22.43.6208.22.63.0+12.0
Health Care and Social Assistance394.34.34.4230.32.93.1+164.0
Arts and Recreation Services133.41.51.696.91.21.7+36.5
Other Services313.43.41.4244.53.11.4+69.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 6.8% Mining, Queensland: 22.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 15.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 4.4% Construction, Queensland: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 10.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.5% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 4.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, FNQROC: 20.1% Mining, FNQROC: 7.9% Manufacturing, FNQROC: 14.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, FNQROC: 3.3% Construction, FNQROC: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, FNQROC: 1.9% Retail Trade, FNQROC: 3.6% Accommodation and Food Services, FNQROC: 10.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, FNQROC: 12.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, FNQROC: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, FNQROC: 0.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, FNQROC: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, FNQROC: 1.9% Administrative and Support Services, FNQROC: 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, FNQROC: 5.7% Education and Training, FNQROC: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, FNQROC: 4.3% Arts and Recreation Services, FNQROC: 1.5% Other Services, FNQROC: 3.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, FNQROC: +$82.8 million Mining, FNQROC: +$384.5 million Manufacturing, FNQROC: +$386.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, FNQROC: +$74.4 million Construction, FNQROC: -$1.8 million Wholesale Trade, FNQROC: -$64.4 million Retail Trade, FNQROC: +$40.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, FNQROC: -$25.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, FNQROC: -$457.8 million Information Media and Telecommunications, FNQROC: +$4.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, FNQROC: +$7.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, FNQROC: -$16.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, FNQROC: +$102.6 million Administrative and Support Services, FNQROC: +$354.5 million Public Administration and Safety, FNQROC: +$109.5 million Education and Training, FNQROC: +$12.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, FNQROC: +$164.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, FNQROC: +$36.5 million Other Services, FNQROC: +$69.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in FNQROC in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,833 million or 20.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,350 million or 14.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,159 million or 12.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,342 million in total or 47.6% of the total exports by total industry in the FNQROC.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 6.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 15.7% in Manufacturing; and 10.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the FNQROC and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (20.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (10.1% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (7.9% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the FNQROC increased by $1,262.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the FNQROC were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$458 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$386 million)
  • Mining (+$384 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$355 million)

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