Livingstone Shire Council area


In Livingstone Shire Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $617 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Livingstone Shire 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Livingstone Shire Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing27.11.13.722.71.33.4+4.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services57.32.42.563.43.52.4-6.1
Wholesale Trade128.95.53.385.74.73.2+43.2
Retail Trade67.42.91.554.73.01.3+12.7
Accommodation and Food Services53.82.33.766.73.74.2-12.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing163.97.06.8114.06.35.0+49.9
Information Media and Telecommunications106.34.53.673.54.02.7+32.8
Financial and Insurance Services232.79.98.3159.38.87.4+73.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.00.40.512.50.70.9-2.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services149.56.47.7101.05.66.3+48.5
Administrative and Support Services32.61.41.715.50.91.4+17.1
Public Administration and Safety154.96.65.4102.25.64.2+52.7
Education and Training78.23.32.332.91.81.7+45.3
Health Care and Social Assistance342.514.64.2223.112.33.9+119.4
Arts and Recreation Services34.
Other Services30.
Total industries2,353.6100.0100.01,815.2100.0100.0+538.4

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 imports by industry sectors in Livingstone Shire Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($617 million or 26.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($342 million or 14.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($233 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,192 million in total or 50.7% of the total imports by industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 33.3% in Manufacturing; 4.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.3% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.6% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.2% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.8% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.1% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Livingstone Shire Council area increased by $538 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$151 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$119 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$73 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$53 million)

Livingstone Shire

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