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Imports

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

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Southern Downs Regional Council 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
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 imports 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 imports 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 total imports by industries of the Southern Downs Regional Council and Queensland were:

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

Emerging groups

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

The largest changes in the total imports 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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