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Imports

In the South West RED Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $779 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the South West RED Region 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.

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Total imports by industry sector
South West RED Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing37.81.52.870.02.53.4-32.2
Mining48.31.93.277.22.86.0-28.9
Manufacturing778.630.539.3903.632.338.4-125.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services87.13.43.375.22.73.3+11.9
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade122.44.83.8137.94.93.5-15.5
Retail Trade100.13.91.7116.44.21.6-16.3
Accommodation and Food Services126.85.03.5124.44.53.1+2.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing181.87.15.2232.48.36.2-50.6
Information Media and Telecommunications73.32.94.091.83.33.7-18.5
Financial and Insurance Services303.011.99.0230.38.27.9+72.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services13.20.50.616.30.60.5-3.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services244.09.67.0236.98.56.6+7.0
Administrative and Support Services40.61.61.460.92.21.8-20.3
Public Administration and Safety38.11.55.251.61.85.3-13.5
Education and Training81.33.22.3102.13.72.2-20.9
Health Care and Social Assistance157.96.24.6140.85.03.6+17.1
Arts and Recreation Services72.22.81.871.72.61.4+0.5
Other Services46.41.81.354.62.01.5-8.3

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, South West RED Region: 1.5% Mining, South West RED Region: 1.9% Manufacturing, South West RED Region: 30.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: 3.4% Construction, South West RED Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: 4.8% Retail Trade, South West RED Region: 3.9% Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: 7.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: 2.9% Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: 11.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: 1.6% Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: 1.5% Education and Training, South West RED Region: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: 6.2% Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: 2.8% Other Services, South West RED Region: 1.8%
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, South West RED Region: -$32.2 million Mining, South West RED Region: -$28.9 million Manufacturing, South West RED Region: -$125.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South West RED Region: +$11.9 million Construction, South West RED Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, South West RED Region: -$15.5 million Retail Trade, South West RED Region: -$16.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, South West RED Region: +$2.4 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South West RED Region: -$50.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, South West RED Region: -$18.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, South West RED Region: +$72.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South West RED Region: -$3.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South West RED Region: +$7.0 million Administrative and Support Services, South West RED Region: -$20.3 million Public Administration and Safety, South West RED Region: -$13.5 million Education and Training, South West RED Region: -$20.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, South West RED Region: +$17.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, South West RED Region: +$0.5 million Other Services, South West RED Region: -$8.3 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 South West RED Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($779 million or 30.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($303 million or 11.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($244 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,326 million in total or 51.9% of the total imports by total industry in the South West RED Region.

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 South West RED Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.5% compared to 39.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.5% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the South West RED Region decreased by $241.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the South West RED Region were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$125 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$73 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$51 million)

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