Murweh Shire


In Murweh Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $92 million in 2021/22.

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 Shire2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing20.46.35.311.74.34.3+8.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.
Wholesale Trade16.05.03.419.27.03.6-3.1
Retail Trade10.
Accommodation and Food Services11.93.71.710.73.92.4+1.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing19.
Information Media and Telecommunications16.45.13.910.73.93.4+5.8
Financial and Insurance Services49.615.39.728.510.48.9+21.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services23.77.37.719.47.16.7+4.3
Administrative and Support Services8.
Public Administration and Safety8.
Education and Training10.
Health Care and Social Assistance12.
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services3.
Total industries324.1100.0100.0273.3100.0100.0+50.8

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 imports by industry sectors in Murweh Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($92 million or 28.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($50 million or 15.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($24 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $165 million in total or 51.0% of the total imports by industry in the Murweh Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 34.9% in Manufacturing; 9.7% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.3% compared to 34.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (1.5% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.6% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Murweh Shire increased by $51 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$21 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$16 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$9 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$6 million)

Murweh Shire

economic profile