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Imports

In Rockhampton Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,456 million in 2020/21.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Rockhampton Regional Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing70.61.94.7137.74.14.0-67.1
Mining150.94.04.8220.76.510.0-69.8
Manufacturing1,455.538.637.31,214.836.034.4+240.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services94.32.52.1103.83.12.4-9.5
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade146.83.93.3110.93.33.3+35.9
Retail Trade35.50.91.631.00.91.4+4.6
Accommodation and Food Services96.52.62.882.72.53.1+13.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing169.74.54.1199.35.95.7-29.6
Information Media and Telecommunications169.34.53.8109.23.23.1+60.1
Financial and Insurance Services532.814.19.9420.012.48.9+112.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.00.20.312.60.40.6-4.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services395.710.57.2280.28.36.1+115.5
Administrative and Support Services38.61.01.571.72.11.9-33.2
Public Administration and Safety148.33.96.0140.24.25.4+8.1
Education and Training58.01.52.848.61.42.6+9.4
Health Care and Social Assistance99.92.75.274.12.24.3+25.7
Arts and Recreation Services63.81.71.472.02.11.4-8.2
Other Services34.30.91.347.31.41.6-13.0
Total industries3,768.5100.0100.03,376.8100.0100.0+391.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). 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 Rockhampton Regional Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,456 million or 38.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($533 million or 14.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($396 million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,384 million in total or 63.3% of the total imports by industry in the Rockhampton Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 37.3% in Manufacturing; 9.9% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.2% 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 (14.1% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10.5% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.9% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.7% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Rockhampton Regional Council area increased by $392 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Rockhampton Regional Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$241 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$116 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$113 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$60 million)

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