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Murweh Shire


In the Murweh Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $83 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the 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 Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services17.76.53.711.84.03.1+5.9
Wholesale Trade8.
Retail Trade12.
Accommodation and Food Services13.24.92.916.95.73.0-3.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing17.26.44.623.98.05.3-6.7
Information Media and Telecommunications12.34.63.710.63.63.6+1.7
Financial and Insurance Services25.39.410.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services15.95.96.520.77.06.4-4.8
Administrative and Support Services5.
Public Administration and Safety6.
Education and Training7.
Health Care and Social Assistance12.
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services12.34.61.710.93.72.0+1.4
Total industries269.9100.0100.0298.1100.0100.0-28.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Murweh Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($83 million or 30.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($25 million or 9.4%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($18 million or 6.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $126 million in total or 46.5% of the total imports by industry in the the Murweh Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 35.1% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 3.7% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.6% compared to 35.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (6.5% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Other Services (4.6% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Murweh Shire decreased by $-28 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Murweh Shire were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$6 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$5 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$4 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$2 million)

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