RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Imports

In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,107 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region 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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing202.71.73.1231.61.94.0-28.9
Mining425.63.57.0551.04.56.4-125.4
Manufacturing4,107.034.135.14,419.236.337.9-312.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services390.43.23.7331.32.73.1+59.1
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade373.73.13.0479.33.93.4-105.6
Retail Trade254.22.12.2237.21.92.1+17.0
Accommodation and Food Services258.22.12.9261.22.13.0-3.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing449.43.74.6567.54.75.3-118.1
Information Media and Telecommunications368.23.13.7396.83.33.6-28.7
Financial and Insurance Services1,339.911.110.01,081.28.98.1+258.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services38.20.30.753.60.40.5-15.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services671.65.66.5771.86.36.4-100.2
Administrative and Support Services222.71.81.6294.02.42.0-71.4
Public Administration and Safety1,022.38.55.1964.67.94.9+57.7
Education and Training405.33.42.4335.92.82.1+69.4
Health Care and Social Assistance1,042.48.65.1745.56.13.8+296.8
Arts and Recreation Services373.43.11.5323.32.71.4+50.1
Other Services114.81.01.7135.61.12.0-20.8
Total industries12,059.8100.0100.012,180.8100.0100.0-121.0

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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,107 million or 34.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,340 million or 11.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,042 million or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,489 million in total or 53.8% of the total imports by industry in the the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 35.1% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.6% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (8.5% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Arts and Recreation Services (3.1% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region decreased by $-121 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$297 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$259 million)
  • Education and Training (+$69 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$59 million)

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