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South West RED Region

Exports

In South West RED Region, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $869 million in 2017/18.

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

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Total exports by industry sector
South West RED Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing760.236.011.3831.259.811.8-71.0
Mining868.741.137.095.36.929.6+773.4
Manufacturing87.84.212.965.44.715.9+22.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services106.15.04.185.16.14.9+21.0
Construction1.10.10.13.40.20.1-2.3
Wholesale Trade44.12.11.853.93.93.1-9.7
Retail Trade21.41.02.911.70.83.6+9.7
Accommodation and Food Services21.51.05.322.61.66.7-1.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing59.72.86.894.66.89.1-34.9
Information Media and Telecommunications5.30.20.52.30.20.5+3.0
Financial and Insurance Services3.30.21.14.10.31.0-0.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.40.21.019.01.41.3-14.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3.10.10.83.80.30.7-0.7
Administrative and Support Services2.90.12.43.90.30.8-1.0
Public Administration and Safety62.22.93.256.04.03.1+6.2
Education and Training29.21.42.217.81.32.0+11.4
Health Care and Social Assistance18.70.93.18.50.61.9+10.2
Arts and Recreation Services5.80.31.62.30.21.9+3.5
Other Services5.80.31.89.30.71.9-3.5

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, South West RED Region: 36.0% Mining, South West RED Region: 41.1% Manufacturing, South West RED Region: 4.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: 5.0% Construction, South West RED Region: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: 2.1% Retail Trade, South West RED Region: 1.0% Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: 1.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: 0.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: 0.1% Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: 0.1% Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: 2.9% Education and Training, South West RED Region: 1.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: 0.9% Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: 0.3% Other Services, South West RED Region: 0.3%
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, South West RED Region: -$71.0 million Mining, South West RED Region: +$773.4 million Manufacturing, South West RED Region: +$22.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: +$21.0 million Construction, South West RED Region: -$2.3 million Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: -$9.7 million Retail Trade, South West RED Region: +$9.7 million Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: -$1.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: -$34.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: +$3.0 million Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: -$0.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: -$14.6 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: -$0.7 million Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: -$1.0 million Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: +$6.2 million Education and Training, South West RED Region: +$11.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: +$10.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: +$3.5 million Other Services, South West RED Region: -$3.5 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 South West RED Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($869 million or 41.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($760 million or 36.0%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($106 million or 5.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,735 million in total or 82.2% of the total exports by total industry in South West RED Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 37.0% in Mining; 11.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 4.1% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between total exports by industries in South West RED Region and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (36.0% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (41.1% compared to 37.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (4.2% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (1.0% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in South West RED Region increased by $721.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in South West RED Region were for:

  • Mining (+$773 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$71 million)

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