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In Tablelands, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $357 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Tablelands 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing356.646.15.4366.651.96.9-10.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services19.92.63.713.21.93.5+6.7
Wholesale Trade6.
Retail Trade21.72.83.626.93.83.7-5.2
Accommodation and Food Services25.53.33.329.74.23.7-4.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42.35.59.945.16.410.5-2.8
Information Media and Telecommunications3.
Financial and Insurance Services4.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8.
Administrative and Support Services3.
Public Administration and Safety3.
Education and Training28.43.73.734.54.93.6-6.1
Health Care and Social Assistance9.
Arts and Recreation Services5.
Other Services39.85.11.935.05.02.0+4.8
Total industries773.9100.0100.0706.2100.0100.0+67.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 exports by industry sectors in Tablelands in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (357 million or 46.1%)
  • Mining (117 million or 15.1%)
  • Manufacturing (73 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 546 million in total or 70.6% of the total exports by industry in the Tablelands.

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

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Tablelands and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (46.1% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (15.1% compared to 27.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (9.4% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.4% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Tablelands $increased by 68 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Tablelands were for:

  • Mining (+$61 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$22 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$7 million)
  • Other Services (+$5 million)

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