Murweh Shire


In Murweh Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $178 million in 2021/22.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Murweh Shire 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
Murweh Shire2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing178.062.49.4124.147.97.6+53.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services13.
Wholesale Trade10.33.63.915.25.93.6-4.9
Retail Trade1.
Accommodation and Food Services1.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3.
Information Media and Telecommunications9.
Financial and Insurance Services0.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety10.
Education and Training5.
Health Care and Social Assistance6.
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services3.
Total industries285.4100.0100.0259.3100.0100.0+26.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 exports by industry sectors in Murweh Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (178 million or 62.4%)
  • Manufacturing (25 million or 8.7%)
  • Mining (14 million or 4.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 216 million in total or 75.9% of the total exports by industry in the Murweh Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 9.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 16.5% in Manufacturing and 22.7% in Mining.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (62.4% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (4.8% compared to 22.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (8.7% compared to 16.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.4% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Murweh Shire $increased by 26 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Murweh Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$54 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$10 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$9 million)
  • Other Services (+$3 million)

Murweh Shire

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