RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region
In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,801 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,801.1||27.3||6.8||1,497.9||23.7||6.7||+303.2||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||454.5||6.9||4.4||996.1||15.7||5.0||-541.6||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||297.6||4.5||3.5||360.6||5.7||4.3||-62.9||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||436.5||6.6||10.7||445.6||7.0||13.6||-9.1||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||31.3||0.5||0.9||18.0||0.3||0.6||+13.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||34.4||0.5||3.6||36.1||0.6||2.7||-1.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||19.1||0.3||1.2||38.3||0.6||1.2||-19.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||42.6||0.6||4.1||36.8||0.6||4.0||+5.8||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||89.9||1.4||2.3||23.1||0.4||0.8||+66.8||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||64.9||1.0||6.5||51.4||0.8||6.3||+13.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||116.8||1.8||3.6||190.9||3.0||3.0||-74.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||101.0||1.5||4.4||75.1||1.2||3.1||+25.8||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||80.5||1.2||1.6||17.9||0.3||1.7||+62.6||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,801 million or 27.3%)
- Manufacturing ($1,692 million or 25.7%)
- Mining ($978 million or 14.8%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $4,471 million in total or 67.8% of the total exports by total industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 6.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 15.7% in Manufacturing; and 22.3% in Mining.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.3% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (25.7% compared to 15.7%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (14.8% compared to 22.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (1.0% compared to 6.5%)
The total exports by industries in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region increased by $267.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$542 million)
- Mining (+$471 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$303 million)
- Education and Training (-$74 million)