Livingstone Shire Council area
In the Livingstone Shire Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $592 million in 2018/19.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Livingstone Shire boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Shire.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Livingstone Shire Council area - Constant prices||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2013/14 to 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||25.9||1.2||3.1||25.3||1.4||4.0||+0.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||101.8||4.9||3.7||43.8||2.5||3.1||+58.0||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||51.9||2.5||2.9||36.1||2.1||3.0||+15.9||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||99.6||4.8||4.6||104.6||6.0||5.3||-5.0||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||96.8||4.6||3.7||75.3||4.3||3.6||+21.5||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||209.3||10.1||10.0||154.8||8.8||8.1||+54.5||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||4.9||0.2||0.7||3.4||0.2||0.5||+1.5||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||97.2||4.7||6.5||90.0||5.1||6.4||+7.2||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||15.8||0.8||1.6||32.1||1.8||2.0||-16.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||89.8||4.3||5.1||92.3||5.3||4.9||-2.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||81.4||3.9||2.4||81.8||4.7||2.1||-0.4||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||304.2||14.6||5.1||192.7||11.0||3.8||+111.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||53.8||2.6||1.5||42.1||2.4||1.4||+11.7||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in 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 total industry in 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 in 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 larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (4.4% compared to 2.2%)
- 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%)
The total imports by industries in the Livingstone Shire Council area increased by $329.1 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)