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Toowoomba Regional Council area

Exports

In Toowoomba Regional Council area, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,474 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Toowoomba 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.

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Total exports by industry sector
Toowoomba Regional Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,195.119.011.3717.215.911.8+477.9
Mining1,473.923.437.0309.66.929.6+1,164.4
Manufacturing853.113.512.91,040.623.115.9-187.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services428.06.84.1366.88.24.9+61.2
Construction6.10.10.15.80.10.1+0.3
Wholesale Trade189.13.01.8286.76.43.1-97.6
Retail Trade178.42.82.9141.83.23.6+36.6
Accommodation and Food Services240.53.85.3224.95.06.7+15.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing538.58.56.8490.610.99.1+47.9
Information Media and Telecommunications15.70.20.517.20.40.5-1.5
Financial and Insurance Services56.40.91.150.01.11.0+6.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services49.20.81.041.20.91.3+8.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services58.80.90.834.30.80.7+24.6
Administrative and Support Services27.40.42.412.40.30.8+15.0
Public Administration and Safety237.43.83.2210.24.73.1+27.2
Education and Training314.65.02.2291.66.52.0+23.0
Health Care and Social Assistance355.55.63.1143.13.21.9+212.4
Arts and Recreation Services4.70.11.67.80.21.9-3.1
Other Services75.31.21.8105.82.41.9-30.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 11.3% Mining, Regional QLD: 37.0% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 12.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 4.1% Construction, Regional QLD: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 1.8% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 0.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 3.2% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 3.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.6% Other Services, Regional QLD: 1.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 19.0% Mining, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 23.4% Manufacturing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 13.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 6.8% Construction, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 3.0% Retail Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 2.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 8.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.4% Public Administration and Safety, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 3.8% Education and Training, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 5.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 5.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 0.1% Other Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: 1.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$477.9 million Mining, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$1,164.4 million Manufacturing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$187.5 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$61.2 million Construction, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$0.3 million Wholesale Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$97.6 million Retail Trade, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$36.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$15.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$47.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$1.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$6.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$8.0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$24.6 million Administrative and Support Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$15.0 million Public Administration and Safety, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$27.2 million Education and Training, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$23.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Toowoomba Regional Council area: +$212.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$3.1 million Other Services, Toowoomba Regional Council area: -$30.5 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Toowoomba Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,474 million or 23.4%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,195 million or 19.0%)
  • Manufacturing ($853 million or 13.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,522 million in total or 55.9% of the total exports by total industry in Toowoomba Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 37.0% in Mining; 11.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 12.9% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in Toowoomba Regional Council area and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (19.0% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (5.0% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (6.8% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (23.4% compared to 37.0%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in Toowoomba Regional Council area increased by $1,800.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Toowoomba Regional Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$1,164 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$478 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$212 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$188 million)

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