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South West RED Region

Exports

In the South West RED Region, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,124 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the South West RED Region 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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Total exports by industry sector
South West RED Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing761.522.75.4897.157.76.9-135.6
Mining2,123.763.327.1175.511.319.6+1,948.2
Manufacturing112.03.315.2100.36.522.2+11.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services66.22.03.752.03.33.5+14.2
Construction2.20.10.26.30.40.3-4.2
Wholesale Trade29.50.93.847.43.14.1-17.9
Retail Trade28.50.93.631.72.03.7-3.2
Accommodation and Food Services28.00.83.332.92.13.7-4.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing47.51.49.975.64.910.5-28.1
Information Media and Telecommunications7.00.20.82.90.20.8+4.1
Financial and Insurance Services30.20.93.413.30.92.8+16.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.70.10.73.50.21.2+0.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5.00.13.55.30.33.8-0.2
Administrative and Support Services4.50.12.14.20.31.0+0.3
Public Administration and Safety39.61.25.252.13.35.7-12.5
Education and Training31.70.93.720.11.33.6+11.6
Health Care and Social Assistance19.00.65.110.10.73.1+8.8
Arts and Recreation Services4.50.11.32.70.21.5+1.8
Other Services10.40.31.921.91.42.0-11.5

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

Total exports by industry sector 2018/19
Total exports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 5.4% Mining, Queensland: 27.1% Manufacturing, Queensland: 15.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.7% Construction, Queensland: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 3.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 9.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 5.2% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 5.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.3% Other Services, Queensland: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South West RED Region: 22.7% Mining, South West RED Region: 63.3% Manufacturing, South West RED Region: 3.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: 2.0% Construction, South West RED Region: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: 0.9% Retail Trade, South West RED Region: 0.9% Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: 0.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: 1.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: 0.1% Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: 0.1% Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: 1.2% Education and Training, South West RED Region: 0.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: 0.6% Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: 0.1% Other Services, South West RED Region: 0.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South West RED Region: -$135.6 million Mining, South West RED Region: +$1,948.2 million Manufacturing, South West RED Region: +$11.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: +$14.2 million Construction, South West RED Region: -$4.2 million Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: -$17.9 million Retail Trade, South West RED Region: -$3.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: -$4.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: -$28.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: +$4.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: +$16.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: +$0.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: -$0.2 million Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: +$0.3 million Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: -$12.5 million Education and Training, South West RED Region: +$11.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: +$8.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: +$1.8 million Other Services, South West RED Region: -$11.5 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in South West RED Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($2,124 million or 63.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($761 million or 22.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($112 million or 3.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,997 million in total or 89.3% of the total exports by total industry in the South West RED Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 27.1% in Mining; 5.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 15.2% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the South West RED Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (63.3% compared to 27.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (22.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (3.3% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.4% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the South West RED Region increased by $1,799.8 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the South West RED Region were for:

  • Mining (+$1,948 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$136 million)

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