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In Cook Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $329 million in 2019/20.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Cook Shire 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
Cook Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.14.95.846.711.58.3-20.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade20.
Retail Trade3.
Accommodation and Food Services22.04.12.938.79.53.2-16.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing13.
Information Media and Telecommunications----
Financial and Insurance Services----
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety27.85.24.726.66.54.7+1.2
Education and Training15.
Health Care and Social Assistance7.
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services0.
Total industries533.1100.0100.0406.5100.0100.0+126.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Cook Shire in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (329 million or 61.7%)
  • Manufacturing (52 million or 9.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (28 million or 5.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 409 million in total or 76.7% of the total exports by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 31.9% in Mining; 16.2% in Manufacturing and 4.7% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (61.7% compared to 31.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.4% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (9.8% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.4% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Cook Shire $increased by 127 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Cook Shire were for:

  • Mining (+$124 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$20 million)
  • Education and Training (+$11 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$10 million)

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