Logan City


In the Logan City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,216 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Logan City 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
Logan City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing685.75.04.7517.14.64.0+168.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services316.62.32.1285.02.62.4+31.6
Wholesale Trade153.21.13.3115.41.03.3+37.8
Retail Trade124.30.91.696.50.91.4+27.8
Accommodation and Food Services460.23.42.8316.02.83.1+144.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing408.93.04.1541.14.85.7-132.3
Information Media and Telecommunications548.34.03.8403.93.63.1+144.4
Financial and Insurance Services1,430.510.59.91,159.410.48.9+271.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.70.20.329.70.30.6-9.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services891.66.67.2548.94.96.1+342.7
Administrative and Support Services87.60.61.585.10.81.9+2.5
Public Administration and Safety1,531.611.36.01,
Education and Training782.65.82.8562.85.02.6+219.9
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services279.72.11.4255.32.31.4+24.4
Other Services90.50.71.3180.81.61.6-90.3
Total industries13,606.3100.0100.011,175.8100.0100.0+2,430.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Logan City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,216 million or 31.0%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,532 million or 11.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,430 million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,178 million in total or 52.8% of the total imports by industry in the the Logan City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 37.3% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Public Administration and Safety and 9.9% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Logan City and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (31.0% compared to 37.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (11.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.5% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.8% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Logan City increased by $2,431 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the Logan City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$974 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$393 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$357 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$343 million)

City of Logan

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