Cook Shire


In Cook Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $230 million in 2022/23.

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 Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing87.322.57.854.98.26.2+32.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.
Wholesale Trade0.
Retail Trade1.
Accommodation and Food Services9.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3.
Information Media and Telecommunications----0.8----0.7--
Financial and Insurance Services0.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services3.
Public Administration and Safety8.42.25.318.02.74.1-9.5
Education and Training2.
Health Care and Social Assistance3.
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services0.
Total industries388.7100.0100.0669.5100.0100.0-280.8

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 total exports by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (230 million or 59.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (87 million or 22.5%)
  • Manufacturing (26 million or 6.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 342 million in total or 88.1% of the total exports by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 31.5% in Mining; 7.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 15.2% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (59.1% compared to 31.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (22.5% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.0% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (6.6% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Cook Shire $decreased by -281 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Cook Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$32 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$6 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$3 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$2 million)

Cook Shire Council

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