South West RED Region
In the South West RED Region, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $869 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the South West RED Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|South West RED Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||760.2||36.0||6.8||831.2||59.8||6.7||-71.0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||106.1||5.0||4.4||85.1||6.1||5.0||+21.0||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||21.5||1.0||3.5||22.6||1.6||4.3||-1.1||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||59.7||2.8||10.7||94.6||6.8||13.6||-34.9||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||5.3||0.2||0.9||2.3||0.2||0.6||+3.0||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3.3||0.2||3.6||4.1||0.3||2.7||-0.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||4.4||0.2||1.2||19.0||1.4||1.2||-14.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||3.1||0.1||4.1||3.8||0.3||4.0||-0.7||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||2.9||0.1||2.3||3.9||0.3||0.8||-1.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||62.2||2.9||6.5||56.0||4.0||6.3||+6.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||29.2||1.4||3.6||17.8||1.3||3.0||+11.4||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||18.7||0.9||4.4||8.5||0.6||3.1||+10.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||5.8||0.3||1.6||2.3||0.2||1.7||+3.5||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 South West RED Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Mining ($869 million or 41.1%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($760 million or 36.0%)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($106 million or 5.0%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $1,735 million in total or 82.2% of the total exports by total industry in the South West RED Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 22.3% in Mining; 6.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 4.4% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the South West RED Region and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (36.0% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (41.1% compared to 22.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (4.2% compared to 15.7%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.8% compared to 10.7%)
The total exports by industries in the South West RED Region increased by $721.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the South West RED Region were for:
- Mining (+$773 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$71 million)