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Quilpie Shire

Exports

In the Quilpie Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $39 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Quilpie 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
Quilpie Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.730.55.434.356.56.9-7.6
Mining38.844.427.13.65.919.6+35.2
Manufacturing4.45.015.24.47.322.2-0.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.20.33.70.10.23.5+0.1
Construction0.10.10.20.50.80.3-0.4
Wholesale Trade2.22.53.81.32.14.1+0.9
Retail Trade0.50.53.60.50.83.7+0.0
Accommodation and Food Services1.21.43.31.01.63.7+0.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6.67.69.93.65.910.5+3.1
Information Media and Telecommunications0.20.30.80.20.30.8+0.1
Financial and Insurance Services0.70.83.46.410.62.8-5.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.10.10.70.10.21.2+0.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.10.13.50.10.13.8+0.1
Administrative and Support Services0.20.22.10.10.11.0+0.2
Public Administration and Safety2.83.25.23.35.45.7-0.5
Education and Training1.51.73.71.11.83.6+0.4
Health Care and Social Assistance0.91.15.10.10.23.1+0.8
Arts and Recreation Services0.00.01.30.001.5+0.0
Other Services0.10.11.90.00.02.0+0.1
Total industries87.3100.0100.060.6100.0100.0+26.7

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 Quilpie Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (39 million or 44.4%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27 million or 30.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (7 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 72 million in total or 82.5% of the total exports by industry in the the Quilpie Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 27.1% in Mining; 5.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 9.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (30.5% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (44.4% compared to 27.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (5.0% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.1% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Quilpie Shire $increased by 27 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Mining (+$35 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$3 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$1 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$1 million)

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