Cook Shire


In Cook Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $129 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Cook Shire Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports
Cook Shire2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services14.03.32.764.96.02.9-50.8
Wholesale Trade23.75.63.476.07.13.6-52.3
Retail Trade16.33.91.723.02.11.4-6.7
Accommodation and Food Services2.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing19.
Information Media and Telecommunications13.73.23.914.11.33.4-0.4
Financial and Insurance Services50.812.09.7108.010.08.9-57.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.61.30.524.12.20.6-18.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36.38.67.7118.911.16.7-82.5
Administrative and Support Services3.60.81.816.31.51.5-12.8
Public Administration and Safety8.01.96.317.21.65.8-9.2
Education and Training10.
Health Care and Social Assistance22.
Arts and Recreation Services5.
Other Services13.
Total industries422.8100.0100.01,075.3100.0100.0-652.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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 imports by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($129 million or 30.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($51 million or 12.0%)
  • Mining ($41 million or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $221 million in total or 52.2% of the total imports by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 34.9% in Manufacturing; 9.7% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.8% in Mining.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.6% compared to 34.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (9.7% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.7% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Cook Shire decreased by $-652 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Cook Shire were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$10 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$2 million)
  • Education and Training (+$1 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (0$ million)

Cook Shire Council

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