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Local sales

In Cook Shire, Mining had the highest local sales, generating $135 million in 2019/20.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
Cook Shire - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing13.43.21.519.55.72.4-6.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5.51.34.612.03.53.9-6.5
Wholesale Trade12.
Retail Trade12.
Accommodation and Food Services11.72.82.612.33.62.5-0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing21.
Information Media and Telecommunications----
Financial and Insurance Services----
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.10.511.616.94.911.4-14.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8.92.16.721.06.16.1-12.1
Administrative and Support Services7.31.73.310.53.03.4-3.2
Public Administration and Safety31.87.64.523.26.74.1+8.7
Education and Training12.
Health Care and Social Assistance29.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services10.
Total industries418.1100.0100.0345.1100.0100.0+73.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($135million or 32.2%)
  • Construction ($98million or 23.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($32million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $265 million in total or 63.3% of the total local sales by total industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 1.6% in Mining; 20.6% in Construction and 4.5% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Cook Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (32.2% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.5% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (1.1% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.1% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Cook Shire $increased by 73 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Mining (+$133 million)
  • Construction (-$56 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$15 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$12 million)

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