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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Output

In the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $6,453 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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Constant prices2017/182007/08Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2007/08 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4,951.812.73.54,307.915.03.3+643.9
Mining5,498.214.18.5829.92.95.2+4,668.3
Manufacturing2,897.27.49.93,625.412.613.2-728.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,294.65.93.91,505.35.24.8+789.4
Construction6,453.216.513.45,137.317.816.4+1,315.8
Wholesale Trade1,175.83.03.81,053.23.74.1+122.7
Retail Trade1,433.23.74.01,317.34.64.1+115.9
Accommodation and Food Services906.12.32.9661.32.33.0+244.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,746.24.56.61,641.65.77.9+104.6
Information Media and Telecommunications287.90.71.8383.61.31.5-95.7
Financial and Insurance Services1,391.03.65.61,098.13.84.2+292.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,724.17.010.81,868.46.510.6+855.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,308.53.45.9751.02.64.7+557.5
Administrative and Support Services495.71.32.8347.71.22.6+147.9
Public Administration and Safety1,511.53.95.01,335.04.64.5+176.4
Education and Training1,327.73.43.61,042.33.63.2+285.4
Health Care and Social Assistance1,858.04.85.11,009.33.53.3+848.7
Arts and Recreation Services133.20.31.0183.30.60.9-50.1
Other Services627.71.62.1695.12.42.4-67.3

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, Queensland: 3.5% Mining, Queensland: 8.5% Manufacturing, Queensland: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.9% Construction, Queensland: 13.4% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 5.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 10.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 5.9% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 5.0% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 5.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.0% Other Services, Queensland: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 12.7% Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 14.1% Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.9% Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 16.5% Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.0% Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.7% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 2.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 7.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.9% Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.8% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.3% Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.6%
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, 2007/08 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2007/08 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$643.9 million Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$4,668.3 million Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$728.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$789.4 million Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$1,315.8 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$122.7 million Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$115.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$244.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$104.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$95.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$292.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$855.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$557.5 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$147.9 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$176.4 million Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$285.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$848.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$50.1 million Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$67.3 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:

  • Construction (6,453 million or 16.5%)
  • Mining (5,498 million or 14.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4,952 million or 12.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $16,903 million in total or 43.3% 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 13.4% in Construction; 8.5% in Mining; and 3.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.7% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (14.1% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (16.5% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (7.0% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by $10,228.5 million between 2007/08 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2007/08 and 2017/18 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region were for:

  • Mining (+$4,668 million)
  • Construction (+$1,316 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$856 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$849 million)

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