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South West RED Region

Output

In South West RED Region, Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $1,204 million in 2017/18.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of RDA Darling Downs and South West Region’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output 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 Fishing929.821.65.9997.621.85.4-67.8
Mining1,203.528.015.0141.13.110.4+1,062.4
Manufacturing167.23.99.3211.34.610.7-44.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services235.85.53.9242.45.34.6-6.6
Construction469.410.913.61,645.435.920.2-1,176.0
Wholesale Trade131.33.13.0145.23.23.3-13.8
Retail Trade112.32.64.0117.22.64.0-4.9
Accommodation and Food Services88.32.13.479.91.73.3+8.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing152.83.65.2206.44.55.7-53.6
Information Media and Telecommunications43.31.01.328.20.61.0+15.1
Financial and Insurance Services60.71.43.577.41.73.1-16.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services135.23.110.0152.63.39.7-17.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services44.01.03.854.11.23.4-10.2
Administrative and Support Services37.10.92.730.00.71.9+7.1
Public Administration and Safety179.24.24.1179.33.93.7-0.1
Education and Training94.32.23.285.11.92.9+9.2
Health Care and Social Assistance146.43.45.0111.92.43.6+34.4
Arts and Recreation Services14.00.31.112.30.31.1+1.7
Other Services55.01.32.160.11.32.1-5.0

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

Output by industry sector 2017/18
Output by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 5.9% Mining, Regional QLD: 15.0% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 3.9% Construction, Regional QLD: 13.6% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.0% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 10.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 4.1% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Other Services, Regional QLD: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South West RED Region: 21.6% Mining, South West RED Region: 28.0% Manufacturing, South West RED Region: 3.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: 5.5% Construction, South West RED Region: 10.9% Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: 3.1% Retail Trade, South West RED Region: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: 2.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: 3.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: 1.0% Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: 4.2% Education and Training, South West RED Region: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: 3.4% Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: 0.3% Other Services, South West RED Region: 1.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South West RED Region: -$67.8 million Mining, South West RED Region: +$1,062.4 million Manufacturing, South West RED Region: -$44.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: -$6.6 million Construction, South West RED Region: -$1,176.0 million Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: -$13.8 million Retail Trade, South West RED Region: -$4.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: +$8.4 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: -$53.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: +$15.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: -$16.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: -$17.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: -$10.2 million Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: +$7.1 million Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: -$0.1 million Education and Training, South West RED Region: +$9.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: +$34.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: +$1.7 million Other Services, South West RED Region: -$5.0 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 South West RED Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (1,204 million or 28.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (930 million or 21.6%)
  • Construction (469 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,603 million in total or 60.5% of the total output by total industry in South West RED Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 15.0% in Mining; 5.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 13.6% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (21.6% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (28.0% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3.1% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (3.9% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in South West RED Region decreased by $277.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Construction (-$1,176 million)
  • Mining (+$1,062 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$68 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$54 million)

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