Livingstone Shire Council area

Imports

In Livingstone Shire Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $567 million in 2021/22.

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 area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.51.25.326.91.74.3-0.4
Mining26.31.25.864.44.111.5-38.1
Manufacturing566.626.334.9401.525.631.8+165.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services76.03.52.763.34.02.9+12.7
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade112.25.23.478.15.03.6+34.1
Retail Trade89.64.21.749.03.11.4+40.6
Accommodation and Food Services36.31.71.740.42.62.4-4.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing109.55.14.1107.66.95.3+1.9
Information Media and Telecommunications96.64.53.967.84.33.4+28.7
Financial and Insurance Services223.810.49.7152.29.78.9+71.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.70.40.52.90.20.6+4.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services155.07.27.791.45.86.7+63.6
Administrative and Support Services28.71.31.810.80.71.5+17.9
Public Administration and Safety149.36.96.3105.86.75.8+43.5
Education and Training79.93.73.053.73.42.8+26.1
Health Care and Social Assistance297.913.85.1198.912.74.4+99.0
Arts and Recreation Services38.51.81.229.11.91.2+9.4
Other Services35.41.61.126.51.71.2+8.8
Total industries2,155.9100.0100.01,570.4100.0100.0+585.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($567 million or 26.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($298 million or 13.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($224 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,088 million in total or 50.5% of the total imports by industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 34.9% in Manufacturing; 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.7% 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 (13.8% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.3% compared to 34.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (1.2% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.2% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Livingstone Shire Council area increased by $586 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Livingstone Shire Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$165 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$99 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$72 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$64 million)

Livingstone Shire

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