Murweh Shire


In Murweh Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $83 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Murweh Shire 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
Murweh Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5.
Wholesale Trade14.95.33.318.66.53.2-3.7
Retail Trade10.
Accommodation and Food Services13.04.63.716.55.84.2-3.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing23.28.26.818.56.55.0+4.7
Information Media and Telecommunications12.74.53.610.63.72.7+2.1
Financial and Insurance Services37.313.28.331.311.07.4+6.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services18.46.57.719.16.76.3-0.7
Administrative and Support Services7.
Public Administration and Safety8.
Education and Training8.
Health Care and Social Assistance11.
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services5.
Total industries283.6100.0100.0284.5100.0100.0-0.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 imports by industry sectors in Murweh Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($83 million or 29.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($37 million or 13.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($23 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $143 million in total or 50.6% of the total imports by industry in the Murweh Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 33.3% in Manufacturing; 8.3% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.5% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.2% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.3% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (3.1% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Murweh Shire decreased by $-1 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Murweh Shire were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$6 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$5 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$3 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$2 million)

Murweh Shire

economic profile