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In Tablelands, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $526 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Tablelands Plains 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing25.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services32.41.93.729.22.33.1+3.2
Wholesale Trade82.
Retail Trade52.
Accommodation and Food Services100.46.02.960.24.83.0+40.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing74.94.54.680.16.35.3-5.1
Information Media and Telecommunications71.94.33.750.24.03.6+21.6
Financial and Insurance Services178.510.710.0117.89.38.1+60.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services114.66.96.589.67.16.4+24.9
Administrative and Support Services25.91.61.626.22.12.0-0.3
Public Administration and Safety88.
Education and Training55.53.32.427.42.22.1+28.1
Health Care and Social Assistance128.
Arts and Recreation Services58.13.51.533.52.61.4+24.5
Other Services25.31.51.711.90.92.0+13.4
Total industries1,669.2100.0100.01,267.4100.0100.0+401.9

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 imports by industry sectors in Tablelands in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($526 million or 31.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($179 million or 10.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($128 million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $832 million in total or 49.9% of the total imports by industry in the Tablelands.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 35.1% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (1.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (31.5% compared to 35.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (6.0% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.7% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Tablelands increased by $402 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$80 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$61 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$54 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$40 million)

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