RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Exports

In the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $9,226 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the RDA Darling Downs and South West 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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,694.518.95.43,502.731.36.9+191.8
Mining9,225.947.327.11,835.016.419.6+7,391.0
Manufacturing1,842.39.415.21,666.414.922.2+175.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,017.65.23.7579.95.23.5+437.6
Construction30.00.20.236.30.30.3-6.3
Wholesale Trade279.61.43.8349.63.14.1-70.0
Retail Trade314.81.63.6362.03.23.7-47.2
Accommodation and Food Services414.42.13.3366.83.33.7+47.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing632.03.29.9767.26.810.5-135.2
Information Media and Telecommunications41.80.20.899.90.90.8-58.2
Financial and Insurance Services130.00.73.490.80.82.8+39.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services45.40.20.7175.21.61.2-129.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services101.80.53.586.50.83.8+15.3
Administrative and Support Services61.00.32.132.30.31.0+28.7
Public Administration and Safety366.61.95.2378.73.45.7-12.1
Education and Training578.93.03.7412.13.73.6+166.8
Health Care and Social Assistance479.12.55.1117.11.03.1+362.0
Arts and Recreation Services51.30.31.341.40.41.5+9.9
Other Services198.01.01.9303.02.72.0-104.9
Total industries19,504.9100.0100.011,202.9100.0100.0+8,302.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 exports by industry sectors in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (9,226 million or 47.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3,694 million or 18.9%)
  • Manufacturing (1,842 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 14,763 million in total or 75.7% of the total exports by industry in the the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 27.1% in Mining; 5.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 15.2% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (47.3% compared to 27.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (18.9% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.2% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (9.4% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region $increased by 8,302 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region were for:

  • Mining (+$7,391 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$438 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$362 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$192 million)

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