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In the City of Ipswich, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,017 million in 2018/19.

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
City of Ipswich2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing630.66.73.1676.18.04.0-45.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services186.22.03.7135.91.63.1+50.3
Wholesale Trade356.13.83.0337.84.03.4+18.3
Retail Trade107.61.12.2108.61.32.1-1.0
Accommodation and Food Services138.21.52.9129.81.53.0+8.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing395.74.24.6513.46.15.3-117.7
Information Media and Telecommunications408.24.33.7364.04.33.6+44.2
Financial and Insurance Services1,114.511.810.0819.39.78.1+295.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services53.20.60.727.50.30.5+25.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services664.17.06.5601.07.16.4+63.1
Administrative and Support Services163.01.71.6171.32.02.0-8.3
Public Administration and Safety511.35.45.1410.74.84.9+100.7
Education and Training315.73.32.4242.32.92.1+73.3
Health Care and Social Assistance768.78.15.1474.45.63.8+294.3
Arts and Recreation Services250.52.61.5237.72.81.4+12.8
Other Services23.90.31.731.30.42.0-7.4
Total industries9,474.6100.0100.08,482.2100.0100.0+992.4

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 imports by industry sectors in the City of Ipswich in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,017 million or 31.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,115 million or 11.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($769 million or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,900 million in total or 51.7% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Ipswich.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 35.1% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.7% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (31.8% compared to 35.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.1% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Ipswich increased by $992 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$430 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$295 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$294 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$101 million)

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