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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Industry sector analysis - Road Transport

In 2017/18, the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region contributed 7.0% of Queensland’s Road Transport employment and 7.3% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region contributes to the wider economy. For example, Road Transport in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region contributes 7.0% of Queensland’s Road Transport employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Economic measureRDA Darling Downs and South West RegionQueenslandRDA Darling Downs and South West Region as a % of QueenslandRDA Darling Downs and South West RegionQueenslandRDA Darling Downs and South West Region as a % of Queensland2012/13 to 2017/18
Employment (total)3,98056,6947.0%3,89953,7097.3%+81
Employment (FTE)4,84563,3597.6%4,31756,9517.6%+527
FTE to total employment ratio1.221.12--1.111.06--+0.11
Output/Total Sales ($m)1,040.8514,171.747.3%1,050.5714,166.227.4%-9.71
Value add ($m)353.224,808.317.3%391.015,271.407.4%-37.78
Exports ($m)573.395,877.269.8%590.985,628.3910.5%-17.60
Exports (domestic) ($m)483.723,840.9312.6%519.804,007.2313.0%-36.08
Exports (international) ($m)89.672,036.334.4%71.181,621.164.4%+18.48
Imports($m)67.411,379.804.9%65.531,396.254.7%+1.88
Imports (domestic) ($m)60.561,202.635.0%58.351,199.654.9%+2.21
Imports (international) ($m)6.85177.173.9%7.17196.603.6%-0.32
Local Sales ($m)467.478,294.485.6%459.588,537.835.4%+7.88
Worker productivity ($ per worker)88,74384,811--100,28498,147---11,540

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

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Local Sales: 44.9% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Exports (international): 8.6% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Exports (domestic): 46.5% Queensland, Local Sales: 58.5% Queensland, Exports (international): 14.4% Queensland, Exports (domestic): 27.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Industry contribution to Queensland 2017/18
Industry contribution to Queensland 2017/18 Employment (total), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 7.0% Employment (FTE), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 7.6% Output/Total Sales ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 7.3% Value add ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 7.3% Exports ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 9.8% Exports (domestic) ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 12.6% Exports (international) ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 4.4% Imports($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 4.9% Imports (domestic) ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 5.0% Imports (international) ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 3.9% Local Sales ($m), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Road Transport: 5.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region relative to Queensland: 324.9 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region relative to Queensland: -108.2 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), RDA Darling Downs and South West Region relative to Queensland: 216.7 Net change in Actual change, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region relative to Queensland: 81.3 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region relative to Queensland: -135.4
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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