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Maranoa Regional Council area

Imports

In the Maranoa Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $520 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Maranoa Regional Council area Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports
Maranoa Regional Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing16.30.83.120.71.54.0-4.4
Mining311.615.37.047.73.66.4+263.9
Manufacturing519.825.535.1468.735.037.9+51.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services44.82.23.732.72.43.1+12.1
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade78.83.93.064.24.83.4+14.6
Retail Trade56.92.82.236.62.72.1+20.3
Accommodation and Food Services52.22.62.942.33.23.0+10.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing78.13.84.664.64.85.3+13.4
Information Media and Telecommunications39.61.93.740.23.03.6-0.6
Financial and Insurance Services305.615.010.0127.19.58.1+178.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services64.63.20.710.30.80.5+54.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services189.99.36.5149.311.26.4+40.6
Administrative and Support Services55.52.71.643.03.22.0+12.5
Public Administration and Safety27.21.35.124.91.94.9+2.2
Education and Training44.42.22.431.72.42.1+12.7
Health Care and Social Assistance78.73.95.190.96.83.8-12.3
Arts and Recreation Services37.61.81.528.72.11.4+8.9
Other Services37.01.81.714.51.12.0+22.5
Total industries2,038.5100.0100.01,338.2100.0100.0+700.4

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 imports by industry sectors in the Maranoa Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($520 million or 25.5%)
  • Mining ($312 million or 15.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($306 million or 15.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,137 million in total or 55.8% of the total imports by industry in the the Maranoa Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 35.1% in Manufacturing; 7.0% in Mining and 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Maranoa Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (25.5% compared to 35.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (15.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.3% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Maranoa Regional Council area increased by $700 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Maranoa Regional Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$264 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$179 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$54 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$51 million)

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