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In the City of Ipswich, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,286 million in 2018/19.

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 Ipswich2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing48.11.05.440.90.96.9+7.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services167.83.43.7121.12.73.5+46.6
Wholesale Trade126.42.63.8109.52.54.1+16.9
Retail Trade153.03.13.691.12.03.7+61.9
Accommodation and Food Services87.21.83.381.31.83.7+6.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing456.09.29.9331.27.510.5+124.8
Information Media and Telecommunications18.90.40.810.10.20.8+8.8
Financial and Insurance Services53.51.13.438.20.92.8+15.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.20.40.729.40.71.2-10.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services52.71.13.545.31.03.8+7.4
Administrative and Support Services53.
Public Administration and Safety810.216.45.2844.219.05.7-33.9
Education and Training91.51.93.7120.12.73.6-28.5
Health Care and Social Assistance62.
Arts and Recreation Services12.
Other Services102.92.11.972.41.62.0+30.5
Total industries4,941.9100.0100.04,445.2100.0100.0+496.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the City of Ipswich in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (2,286 million or 46.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (810 million or 16.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (456 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,552 million in total or 71.9% 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; 5.2% in Public Administration and Safety and 9.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (46.3% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (6.6% compared to 27.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (16.4% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.0% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Ipswich $increased by 497 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Ipswich were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$131 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$125 million)
  • Mining (+$63 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$62 million)

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