Moreton Bay Region


In Moreton Bay Region, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,092 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Moreton Bay Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
Moreton Bay Region2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing138.43.36.3192.95.06.9-54.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services502.711.84.5272.47.04.8+230.3
Wholesale Trade320.17.54.4228.15.93.7+92.1
Retail Trade298.57.02.5300.67.72.7-2.0
Accommodation and Food Services94.62.22.7143.93.73.5-49.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing457.510.88.0314.38.18.8+143.1
Information Media and Telecommunications71.
Financial and Insurance Services92.32.23.479.22.02.9+13.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services51.11.20.763.81.60.9-12.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services92.32.23.4114.62.94.2-22.3
Administrative and Support Services160.13.81.4119.23.11.0+40.9
Public Administration and Safety53.81.35.846.51.25.1+7.3
Education and Training110.02.63.4105.22.73.5+4.7
Health Care and Social Assistance156.53.74.9104.62.73.3+51.9
Arts and Recreation Services36.
Other Services126.43.01.5194.75.01.5-68.2
Total industries4,249.7100.0100.03,895.6100.0100.0+354.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in 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 exports by industry sectors in Moreton Bay Region in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,092 million or 25.7%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (503 million or 11.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (457 million or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,052 million in total or 48.3% of the total exports by industry in the Moreton Bay Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 16.1% in Manufacturing; 4.5% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and 8.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Moreton Bay Region and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (8.2% compared to 28.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (25.7% compared to 16.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (11.8% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (7.0% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Moreton Bay Region $increased by 354 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Moreton Bay Region were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$230 million)
  • Mining (+$229 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$143 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$92 million)

Moreton Bay Region

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