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In Cook Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $349 million in 2018/19.

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 Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing53.210.05.455.411.06.9-2.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade2.
Retail Trade2.
Accommodation and Food Services33.86.33.326.45.33.7+7.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services0.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety24.
Education and Training6.
Health Care and Social Assistance3.
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services0.
Total industries532.9100.0100.0502.1100.0100.0+30.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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 exports by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (349 million or 65.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (53 million or 10.0%)
  • Manufacturing (38 million or 7.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 440 million in total or 82.6% of the total exports by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 27.1% in Mining; 5.4% 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 (65.5% compared to 27.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.9% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (7.2% compared to 15.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.0% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Cook Shire $increased by 31 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Cook Shire were for:

  • Mining (+$29 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$7 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$2 million)
  • Education and Training (+$2 million)

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