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Imports

In the Livingstone Shire Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $592 million in 2018/19.

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

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Livingstone Shire Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing25.91.23.125.31.44.0+0.6
Mining30.61.57.050.12.96.4-19.5
Manufacturing592.228.435.1544.531.137.9+47.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services101.84.93.743.82.53.1+58.0
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade79.33.83.059.63.43.4+19.7
Retail Trade91.64.42.267.53.92.1+24.1
Accommodation and Food Services51.92.52.936.12.13.0+15.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing99.64.84.6104.66.05.3-5.0
Information Media and Telecommunications96.84.63.775.34.33.6+21.5
Financial and Insurance Services209.310.110.0154.88.88.1+54.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.90.20.73.40.20.5+1.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services97.24.76.590.05.16.4+7.2
Administrative and Support Services15.80.81.632.11.82.0-16.3
Public Administration and Safety89.84.35.192.35.34.9-2.4
Education and Training81.43.92.481.84.72.1-0.4
Health Care and Social Assistance304.214.65.1192.711.03.8+111.5
Arts and Recreation Services53.82.61.542.12.41.4+11.7
Other Services55.52.71.756.83.22.0-1.4
Total industries2,081.9100.0100.01,752.8100.0100.0+329.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Livingstone Shire Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($592 million or 28.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($304 million or 14.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($209 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,106 million in total or 53.1% of the total imports by industry in the the Livingstone Shire Council area.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.6% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.4% compared to 35.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (1.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (4.4% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area increased by $329 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Livingstone Shire Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$112 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$58 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$55 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$48 million)

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