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Bulloo Shire


In the Bulloo Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $189 million in 2019/20.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Bulloo 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
Bulloo Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9.54.65.824.838.48.3-15.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services----3.0----2.9--
Wholesale Trade----3.8----4.0--
Retail Trade0.
Accommodation and Food Services0.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing----
Information Media and Telecommunications----1.0----0.7--
Financial and Insurance Services----2.9----2.6--
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services----1.2----1.2--
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services----3.0----4.1--
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety5.
Education and Training0.
Health Care and Social Assistance----
Arts and Recreation Services----1.1----1.2--
Other Services----1.2----1.3--
Total industries204.2100.0100.064.5100.0100.0+139.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Bulloo Shire in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (189 million or 92.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9 million or 4.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (5 million or 2.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 204 million in total or 99.9% of the total exports by industry in the the Bulloo Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 31.9% in Mining; 5.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 4.7% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (92.6% compared to 31.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Education and Training (0.0% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (0.1% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (0.0% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Bulloo Shire $increased by 140 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the Bulloo Shire were for:

  • Mining (+$155 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$1 million)
  • Education and Training (+$0 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (0$ million)

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