Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Rockhampton Regional Council area 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.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Rockhampton Regional Council area||2021/22||2016/17||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Queensland||$m||%||Queensland||2016/17 - 2021/22|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||95.7||2.5||5.3||146.8||4.2||4.3||-51.1|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||120.3||3.1||2.7||119.5||3.4||2.9||+0.8|
|Accommodation and Food Services||61.2||1.6||1.7||68.2||2.0||2.4||-7.0|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||179.2||4.6||4.1||192.0||5.5||5.3||-12.8|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||204.2||5.2||3.9||246.2||7.1||3.4||-41.9|
|Financial and Insurance Services||602.6||15.4||9.7||436.5||12.5||8.9||+166.1|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||19.9||0.5||0.5||12.9||0.4||0.6||+7.0|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||460.6||11.8||7.7||317.3||9.1||6.7||+143.3|
|Administrative and Support Services||60.7||1.6||1.8||53.7||1.5||1.5||+7.0|
|Public Administration and Safety||174.5||4.5||6.3||143.3||4.1||5.8||+31.1|
|Education and Training||68.7||1.8||3.0||49.0||1.4||2.8||+19.7|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||107.0||2.7||5.1||71.2||2.0||4.4||+35.8|
|Arts and Recreation Services||72.3||1.9||1.2||64.4||1.8||1.2||+7.9|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Rockhampton Regional Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($1,353 million or 34.7%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($603 million or 15.4%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($461 million or 11.8%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $2,417 million in total or 61.9% of the total imports by industry in the Rockhampton Regional Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 34.9% in Manufacturing; 9.7% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries of Rockhampton Regional Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.4% compared to 9.7%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.8% compared to 7.7%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.5% compared to 5.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.4% compared to 5.8%)
The total total imports by industry in Rockhampton Regional Council area increased by $413 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Rockhampton Regional Council area were for:
- Manufacturing (+$249 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$166 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$143 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$36 million)