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Imports

In Cook Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $162 million in 2019/20.

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 Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4.10.93.76.61.44.8-2.5
Mining46.09.65.3168.736.18.2-122.7
Manufacturing161.933.834.6123.026.335.9+38.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services33.57.04.915.93.44.8+17.6
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade20.94.43.320.64.43.2+0.3
Retail Trade10.42.21.45.81.21.3+4.6
Accommodation and Food Services5.61.22.74.91.13.0+0.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing21.74.55.017.83.85.5+4.0
Information Media and Telecommunications15.93.33.411.82.53.1+4.1
Financial and Insurance Services47.69.99.637.17.98.2+10.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.51.60.63.30.70.5+4.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services52.511.07.217.93.85.8+34.6
Administrative and Support Services9.82.01.96.71.42.0+3.1
Public Administration and Safety5.41.15.93.00.65.2+2.5
Education and Training8.01.72.68.11.72.3-0.1
Health Care and Social Assistance13.92.95.27.71.73.6+6.2
Arts and Recreation Services6.31.31.32.90.61.2+3.4
Other Services8.11.71.45.61.21.4+2.4
Total industries479.1100.0100.0467.4100.0100.0+11.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 imports by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($162 million or 33.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($53 million or 11.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($48 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $262 million in total or 54.7% of the total imports by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 7.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 9.6% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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 (1.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (9.6% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.0% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Cook Shire increased by $12 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$39 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$35 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$18 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$11 million)

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