In Gladstone Regional Council area, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,584 million in 2018/19.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Gladstone Regional Council area Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Gladstone Regional Council area||2018/19||2003/04||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Queensland||$m||%||Queensland||2003/04 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||62.9||0.9||5.4||114.1||4.9||9.5||-51.2|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||274.2||4.1||3.7||292.0||12.5||3.8||-17.7|
|Accommodation and Food Services||65.8||1.0||3.3||62.8||2.7||3.8||+3.0|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||692.7||10.4||9.9||301.4||12.9||10.2||+391.3|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||4.4||0.1||0.8||4.2||0.2||1.1||+0.2|
|Financial and Insurance Services||10.7||0.2||3.4||8.1||0.3||2.7||+2.6|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||17.5||0.3||0.7||23.7||1.0||0.8||-6.2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||124.9||1.9||3.5||20.0||0.9||2.3||+104.9|
|Administrative and Support Services||16.1||0.2||2.1||15.7||0.7||0.8||+0.5|
|Public Administration and Safety||10.6||0.2||5.2||8.3||0.4||6.8||+2.3|
|Education and Training||97.4||1.5||3.7||50.6||2.2||3.2||+46.8|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||44.9||0.7||5.1||6.2||0.3||2.5||+38.7|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1.8||0.0||1.3||2.8||0.1||2.2||-1.0|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Mining ($2,584 million or 39.0%)
- Manufacturing ($2,477 million or 37.4%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($693 million or 10.4%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $5,754 million in total or 86.8% of the total imports by industry in the Gladstone Regional Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 27.1% in Mining; 15.2% in Manufacturing and 9.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total imports by industries of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (37.4% compared to 15.2%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (39.0% compared to 27.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (0.2% compared to 5.2%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 5.4%)
The total total imports by industry in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by $4,290 million between 2003/04 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2003/04 and 2018/19 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for:
- Mining (+$2,445 million)
- Manufacturing (+$1,343 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$391 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$105 million)