Livingstone Shire Council area


In Livingstone Shire Council area, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $321 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Livingstone Shire Council area 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
Livingstone Shire Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing184.520.77.8111.813.26.2+72.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services16.
Wholesale Trade5.
Retail Trade11.41.32.315.11.81.8-3.6
Accommodation and Food Services47.85.41.916.21.91.8+31.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing13.61.59.613.51.68.9+0.1
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services4.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.
Administrative and Support Services10.
Public Administration and Safety54.26.15.310.01.24.1+44.2
Education and Training18.
Health Care and Social Assistance7.
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services15.
Total industries889.4100.0100.0849.1100.0100.0+40.2

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 Livingstone Shire Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (321 million or 36.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (184 million or 20.7%)
  • Manufacturing (163 million or 18.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 668 million in total or 75.1% of the total exports by industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 31.5% in Mining; 7.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 15.2% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Livingstone Shire Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (20.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.5% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (36.1% compared to 31.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.8% compared to 4.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Livingstone Shire Council area $increased by 40 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Livingstone Shire Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$73 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$44 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$32 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$14 million)

Livingstone Shire

economic profile