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Queensland’s economy and trade

Queensland's economic output by sector

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Queensland has a diverse and resilient economy with output similar to Australia.

*Public sector and utilities includes: public administration and safety; and electricity, gas, water, waste services.
** Natural resources includes the extraction of naturally occurring mineral solids, such as coal and ores; liquid minerals, such as crude petroleum; and gases, such as natural gas.
***Other includes: dwellings; professional, scientific and technical services, accommodation and food services; other services; administrative and support services; arts and recreation.
2018-19, Gross Value Added, current prices
Data source: ABS.

Queensland’s goods and services exports 2019-20

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Similar to its diversified domestic economy, Queensland has a well balanced mix of goods and services exports.

Data sources: ABS unpublished trade data, Queensland Treasury. Nominal terms ($ billions).

Queensland's economic performance*

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Economic growth has consistently outperformed the average of advanced economies

*Advanced economy data are calendar year terms, while Queensland data are financial year terms. Advanced economy data are constant prices. QLD data are Chain volume measure (CVM), 2017-18 reference year.
Data sources: IMF, ABS, Queensland Treasury.