City of Ipswich


In the City of Ipswich, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,723 million in 2022/23.

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
City of Ipswich2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing63.30.97.842.20.76.2+21.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services599.58.33.5463.57.62.9+136.0
Wholesale Trade244.33.43.2140.82.32.9+103.4
Retail Trade120.81.72.3156.32.61.8-35.5
Accommodation and Food Services61.20.91.944.70.71.8+16.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing627.98.79.6411.86.88.9+216.1
Information Media and Telecommunications22.60.30.813.10.20.7+9.5
Financial and Insurance Services73.01.03.364.41.12.9+8.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services31.80.40.819.70.30.4+12.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services75.21.03.364.41.13.4+10.8
Administrative and Support Services48.40.71.343.10.71.3+5.3
Public Administration and Safety2,052.728.55.31,,051.5
Education and Training118.01.63.0203.83.34.0-85.8
Health Care and Social Assistance213.33.04.487.21.43.1+126.2
Arts and Recreation Services7.
Other Services45.00.61.818.30.31.2+26.7
Total industries7,199.6100.0100.06,084.5100.0100.0+1,115.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the City of Ipswich in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (2,723 million or 37.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (2,053 million or 28.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (628 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,404 million in total or 75.1% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Ipswich.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 15.2% in Manufacturing; 5.3% in Public Administration and Safety and 9.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.8% compared to 31.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (28.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (37.8% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Ipswich $increased by 1,115 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Ipswich were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+$1,051 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$216 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$136 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$126 million)

City of Ipswich

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