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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Exports

In the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Mining had the largest total international exports by industry, generating $1,847 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the RDA Darling Downs and South West 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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International exports by industry sector
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing472.514.83.0473.533.24.6-1.0
Mining1,847.057.844.965.34.635.7+1,781.6
Manufacturing536.416.824.5622.643.730.3-86.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.90.10.23.10.20.2-0.2
Construction15.10.50.320.21.40.5-5.0
Wholesale Trade63.62.04.548.43.45.1+15.3
Retail Trade11.60.40.710.20.71.4+1.4
Accommodation and Food Services35.91.13.231.02.24.2+4.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing123.73.99.494.56.610.4+29.3
Information Media and Telecommunications9.50.31.08.30.60.8+1.1
Financial and Insurance Services34.31.11.98.30.60.9+26.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.50.61.021.21.51.3-1.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.30.01.00.10.00.9+0.2
Administrative and Support Services0.10.00.10.10.00.10
Public Administration and Safety0.40.00.10.50.00.10
Education and Training22.50.73.516.71.22.7+5.8
Health Care and Social Assistance1.00.00.20.60.00.2+0.4
Arts and Recreation Services0.10.00.50.50.00.5-0.4
Other Services0.80.00.10.90.10.2-0.1

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

International exports by industry sector 2017/18
International exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.0% Mining, Queensland: 44.9% Manufacturing, Queensland: 24.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 0.2% Construction, Queensland: 0.3% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 4.5% Retail Trade, Queensland: 0.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 9.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 1.0% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 0.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 0.1% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 0.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 0.5% Other Services, Queensland: 0.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 14.8% Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 57.8% Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 16.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.1% Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.5% Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 2.0% Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.4% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.0% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.0% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.0% Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.0% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.0% Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in international exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in international exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$1.0 million Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$1,781.6 million Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$86.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$0.2 million Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$5.0 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$15.3 million Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$1.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$4.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$29.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$1.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$26.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$1.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$0.2 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0 million Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$5.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$0.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$0.4 million Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$0.1 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 output by industry sectors in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,847 million or 57.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($536 million or 16.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($473 million or 14.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,856 million in total or 89.3% of the total output by total industry in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 44.9% in Mining; 24.5% in Manufacturing; and 3.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between international exports by industries in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of international exports by Mining (57.8% compared to 44.9%)
  • A larger percentage of international exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (14.8% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of international exports by Manufacturing (16.8% compared to 24.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of international exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.9% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by $1,771.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the international exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region were for:

  • Mining (+$1,782 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$86 million)

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