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Imports

In the Southern Downs Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $765 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Southern Downs Regional Council boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Regional Council.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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Southern Downs Regional Council - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing38.51.82.829.81.53.4+8.7
Mining87.54.03.294.14.86.0-6.7
Manufacturing764.935.139.3714.536.338.4+50.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services57.02.63.347.02.43.3+10.0
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade143.86.63.8102.05.23.5+41.8
Retail Trade16.90.81.717.40.91.6-0.4
Accommodation and Food Services26.21.23.525.21.33.1+1.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing91.04.25.2101.45.26.2-10.4
Information Media and Telecommunications76.63.54.071.33.63.7+5.3
Financial and Insurance Services291.013.49.0212.510.87.9+78.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.70.60.67.30.40.5+5.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services187.28.67.0169.78.66.6+17.6
Administrative and Support Services38.41.81.448.52.51.8-10.1
Public Administration and Safety127.45.85.2122.56.25.3+4.9
Education and Training47.02.22.340.92.12.2+6.1
Health Care and Social Assistance102.04.74.6103.15.23.6-1.0
Arts and Recreation Services60.52.81.843.52.21.4+17.0
Other Services9.80.51.317.20.91.5-7.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Total imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 2.8% Mining, Queensland: 3.2% Manufacturing, Queensland: 39.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.3% Construction, Queensland: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 1.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 9.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 5.2% Education and Training, Queensland: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.8% Other Services, Queensland: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.8% Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council: 4.0% Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 35.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.6% Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: 6.6% Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council: 3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 13.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 8.6% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council: 5.8% Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council: 4.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 2.8% Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$8.7 million Mining, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$6.7 million Manufacturing, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$50.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$10.0 million Construction, Southern Downs Regional Council: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$41.8 million Retail Trade, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$0.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$1.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$10.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$5.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$78.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$5.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$17.6 million Administrative and Support Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$10.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$4.9 million Education and Training, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$6.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$1.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: +$17.0 million Other Services, Southern Downs Regional Council: -$7.4 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Southern Downs Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($765 million or 35.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($291 million or 13.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($187 million or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,243 million in total or 57.1% of the total imports by total industry in the Southern Downs Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 39.3% in Manufacturing; 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (6.6% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (35.1% compared to 39.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (1.2% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Southern Downs Regional Council increased by $210.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Southern Downs Regional Council were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$79 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$50 million)

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