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Gladstone Regional Council area

Imports

In Gladstone Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,857 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Gladstone Regional Council area boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Regional Council.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
Gladstone Regional Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing22.30.52.819.40.33.4+2.8
Mining591.812.33.21,028.316.46.0-436.5
Manufacturing1,856.638.439.31,944.531.038.4-88.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services75.71.63.3140.82.23.3-65.1
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade247.65.13.8329.55.33.5-81.9
Retail Trade52.41.11.7168.52.71.6-116.2
Accommodation and Food Services50.31.03.5147.22.33.1-96.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing217.64.55.2309.24.96.2-91.6
Information Media and Telecommunications209.24.34.0223.63.63.7-14.4
Financial and Insurance Services643.213.39.0575.89.27.9+67.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.70.40.633.00.50.5-13.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services267.75.57.0446.17.16.6-178.3
Administrative and Support Services82.21.71.4153.62.41.8-71.4
Public Administration and Safety122.72.55.2222.03.55.3-99.3
Education and Training101.92.12.3106.11.72.2-4.2
Health Care and Social Assistance151.03.14.6207.73.33.6-56.7
Arts and Recreation Services91.11.91.864.01.01.4+27.1
Other Services26.50.51.3149.12.41.5-122.6

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, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.5% Mining, Gladstone Regional Council area: 12.3% Manufacturing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 38.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.6% Construction, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.1% Retail Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 13.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.5% Education and Training, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gladstone Regional Council area: 3.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.9% Other Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.5%
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, Gladstone Regional Council area: +$2.8 million Mining, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$436.5 million Manufacturing, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$88.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$65.1 million Construction, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$81.9 million Retail Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$116.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$96.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$91.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$14.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +$67.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$13.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$178.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$71.4 million Public Administration and Safety, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$99.3 million Education and Training, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$4.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$56.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +$27.1 million Other Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -$122.6 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 Gladstone Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,857 million or 38.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($643 million or 13.3%)
  • Mining ($592 million or 12.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,092 million in total or 64.0% of the total imports by total industry in Gladstone Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 39.3% in Manufacturing; 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 3.2% in Mining.

The major differences between total imports by industries in Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (12.3% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.3% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.5% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (1.0% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by $1,438.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for:

  • Mining (-$437 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-$178 million)
  • Other Services (-$123 million)
  • Retail Trade (-$116 million)

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