Charters Towers Regional Council


In Charters Towers Regional Council, Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $2,449 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Charters Towers Regional Council. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Charters Towers Regional Council’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Charters Towers Regional Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing375.310.64.0276.07.23.6+99.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services40.11.13.928.70.83.6+11.4
Wholesale Trade43.21.23.327.90.73.4+15.2
Retail Trade35.41.03.746.51.23.6-11.1
Accommodation and Food Services33.10.92.629.20.82.6+3.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing40.81.27.942.71.16.8-1.9
Information Media and Telecommunications5.
Financial and Insurance Services11.90.34.616.80.44.4-4.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.30.64.629.00.84.5-8.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services19.40.55.719.40.55.5+0.0
Administrative and Support Services19.40.52.818.80.52.6+0.5
Public Administration and Safety68.11.94.646.91.23.9+21.2
Education and Training67.01.93.568.41.83.6-1.4
Health Care and Social Assistance75.02.16.472.51.95.1+2.6
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services28.60.82.325.10.72.1+3.5
Total industries3,542.6100.0100.03,814.3100.0100.0-271.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 output by industry sectors in Charters Towers Regional Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($2,449 million or 69.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($375 million or 10.6%)
  • Construction ($132 million or 3.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,956 million in total or 83.4% of the total output by total industry in the Charters Towers Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 13.6% in Mining; 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 13.3% in Construction.

The major differences between output by industries of Charters Towers Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (69.1% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (3.7% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (2.2% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.2% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Charters Towers Regional Council decreased by $-272 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Charters Towers Regional Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$99 million)
  • Construction (+$37 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$21 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$15 million)

Charters Towers Regional Council

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