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Exports

In the Southern Downs Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $549 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Southern Downs Regional Council 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Southern Downs Regional Council2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing548.742.75.4436.735.66.9+112.1
Mining23.81.927.114.21.219.6+9.6
Manufacturing208.016.215.2304.724.822.2-96.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.00.53.746.13.83.5-40.1
Construction3.70.30.23.30.30.3+0.4
Wholesale Trade10.10.83.816.81.44.1-6.8
Retail Trade54.94.33.657.04.63.7-2.1
Accommodation and Food Services86.16.73.378.66.43.7+7.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing100.27.89.9136.011.110.5-35.8
Information Media and Telecommunications3.80.30.82.60.20.8+1.2
Financial and Insurance Services6.20.53.45.60.52.8+0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.00.60.75.40.41.2+2.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8.00.63.57.00.63.8+1.0
Administrative and Support Services3.80.32.12.90.21.0+0.9
Public Administration and Safety4.20.35.26.00.55.7-1.8
Education and Training99.57.73.756.64.63.6+42.9
Health Care and Social Assistance80.76.35.18.10.73.1+72.6
Arts and Recreation Services1.90.11.31.60.11.5+0.3
Other Services28.12.21.939.13.22.0-11.0
Total industries1,285.5100.0100.01,228.3100.0100.0+57.2

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 exports by industry sectors in the Southern Downs Regional Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (549 million or 42.7%)
  • Manufacturing (208 million or 16.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (100 million or 7.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 857 million in total or 66.7% of the total exports by industry in the the Southern Downs Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 5.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 15.2% in Manufacturing and 9.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Southern Downs Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (42.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (1.9% compared to 27.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.3% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (7.7% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Southern Downs Regional Council $increased by 57 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Southern Downs Regional Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$112 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$73 million)
  • Education and Training (+$43 million)
  • Mining (+$10 million)

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