Southern Downs Regional Council area
In Southern Downs Regional Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $493 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Southern Downs Regional Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Southern Downs Regional Council area - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional QLD%||$m||%||Regional QLD%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||493.2||43.3||11.3||376.8||33.1||11.8||+116.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||4.7||0.4||4.1||129.5||11.4||4.9||-124.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||72.5||6.4||5.3||73.0||6.4||6.7||-0.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||122.2||10.7||6.8||128.5||11.3||9.1||-6.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||2.2||0.2||0.5||2.0||0.2||0.5||+0.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||4.1||0.4||1.1||4.1||0.4||1.0||0||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||6.2||0.5||1.0||9.2||0.8||1.3||-3.0||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||5.9||0.5||0.8||5.3||0.5||0.7||+0.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||2.8||0.2||2.4||1.8||0.2||0.8||+1.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||5.1||0.4||3.2||5.5||0.5||3.1||-0.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||87.6||7.7||2.2||36.9||3.2||2.0||+50.7||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||33.8||3.0||3.1||7.7||0.7||1.9||+26.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||0.8||0.1||1.6||1.6||0.1||1.9||-0.8||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Southern Downs Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($493 million or 43.3%)
- Manufacturing ($180 million or 15.8%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($122 million or 10.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $795 million in total or 69.8% of the total exports by total industry in Southern Downs Regional Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 11.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.9% in Manufacturing; and 6.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total exports by industries in Southern Downs Regional Council area and Regional QLD were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (43.3% compared to 11.3%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (7.7% compared to 2.2%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.7% compared to 6.8%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (4.1% compared to 37.0%)
The total exports by industries in Southern Downs Regional Council area increased by $1.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Southern Downs Regional Council area were for:
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$125 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$116 million)
- Manufacturing (-$101 million)
- Education and Training (+$51 million)