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Imports

In the FNQROC, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $5,265 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the FNQROC 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.

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Total imports 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 Fishing184.41.32.8300.52.43.4-116.1
Mining508.13.73.2542.14.36.0-34.1
Manufacturing5,264.737.839.35,040.540.338.4+224.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services420.73.03.3355.72.83.3+65.0
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade803.55.83.8644.25.23.5+159.3
Retail Trade352.42.51.7214.41.71.6+138.0
Accommodation and Food Services414.93.03.5296.32.43.1+118.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing783.55.65.2893.27.16.2-109.7
Information Media and Telecommunications595.14.34.0542.04.33.7+53.2
Financial and Insurance Services1,590.611.49.01,266.610.17.9+324.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services106.60.80.652.20.40.5+54.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services904.66.57.0815.16.56.6+89.5
Administrative and Support Services119.60.91.4143.71.11.8-24.1
Public Administration and Safety359.52.65.2382.93.15.3-23.4
Education and Training328.42.42.3253.92.02.2+74.5
Health Care and Social Assistance750.95.44.6477.13.83.6+273.8
Arts and Recreation Services295.42.11.8190.41.51.4+105.0
Other Services133.21.01.394.70.81.5+38.5

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 imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 2.8% Mining, Queensland: 3.2% Manufacturing, Queensland: 39.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.3% Construction, Queensland: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 1.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 9.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 5.2% Education and Training, Queensland: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.8% Other Services, Queensland: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, FNQROC: 1.3% Mining, FNQROC: 3.7% Manufacturing, FNQROC: 37.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, FNQROC: 3.0% Construction, FNQROC: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, FNQROC: 5.8% Retail Trade, FNQROC: 2.5% Accommodation and Food Services, FNQROC: 3.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, FNQROC: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, FNQROC: 4.3% Financial and Insurance Services, FNQROC: 11.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, FNQROC: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, FNQROC: 6.5% Administrative and Support Services, FNQROC: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, FNQROC: 2.6% Education and Training, FNQROC: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, FNQROC: 5.4% Arts and Recreation Services, FNQROC: 2.1% Other Services, FNQROC: 1.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, FNQROC: -$116.1 million Mining, FNQROC: -$34.1 million Manufacturing, FNQROC: +$224.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, FNQROC: +$65.0 million Construction, FNQROC: 0 million Wholesale Trade, FNQROC: +$159.3 million Retail Trade, FNQROC: +$138.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, FNQROC: +$118.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, FNQROC: -$109.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, FNQROC: +$53.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, FNQROC: +$324.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, FNQROC: +$54.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, FNQROC: +$89.5 million Administrative and Support Services, FNQROC: -$24.1 million Public Administration and Safety, FNQROC: -$23.4 million Education and Training, FNQROC: +$74.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, FNQROC: +$273.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, FNQROC: +$105.0 million Other Services, FNQROC: +$38.5 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 imports by industry sectors in FNQROC in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($5,265 million or 37.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,591 million or 11.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($905 million or 6.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,760 million in total or 55.8% of the total imports by total industry in the FNQROC.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 39.3% in Manufacturing; 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (5.8% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.6% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.3% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the FNQROC increased by $1,410.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$324 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$274 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$224 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$159 million)

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