Southern Downs Regional Council
In the Southern Downs Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $493 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Southern Downs Regional Council boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Regional Council to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Southern Downs Regional Council - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||493.2||43.3||6.8||376.8||33.1||6.7||+116.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||4.7||0.4||4.4||129.5||11.4||5.0||-124.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||72.5||6.4||3.5||73.0||6.4||4.3||-0.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||122.2||10.7||10.7||128.5||11.3||13.6||-6.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||2.2||0.2||0.9||2.0||0.2||0.6||+0.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||4.1||0.4||3.6||4.1||0.4||2.7||0||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||6.2||0.5||1.2||9.2||0.8||1.2||-3.0||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||5.9||0.5||4.1||5.3||0.5||4.0||+0.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||2.8||0.2||2.3||1.8||0.2||0.8||+1.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||5.1||0.4||6.5||5.5||0.5||6.3||-0.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||87.6||7.7||3.6||36.9||3.2||3.0||+50.7||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||33.8||3.0||4.4||7.7||0.7||3.1||+26.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||0.8||0.1||1.6||1.6||0.1||1.7||-0.8||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 Southern Downs Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($493 million or 43.3%)
- Manufacturing ($180 million or 15.8%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($122 million or 10.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $795 million in total or 69.8% of the total exports by total industry in the Southern Downs Regional Council.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 6.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 15.7% in Manufacturing; and 10.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the Southern Downs Regional Council and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (43.3% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (7.7% compared to 3.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (4.1% compared to 22.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.4% compared to 6.5%)
The total exports by industries in the Southern Downs Regional Council increased by $1.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Southern Downs Regional Council were for:
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$125 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$116 million)
- Manufacturing (-$101 million)
- Education and Training (+$51 million)