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Local sales

In Cook Shire, Mining had the highest local sales, generating $281 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing15.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services11.91.84.311.02.33.7+0.9
Wholesale Trade6.
Retail Trade9.61.53.812.92.83.7-3.4
Accommodation and Food Services14.72.32.816.73.62.4-2.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing15.42.44.814.13.04.8+1.3
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services9.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services31.64.814.030.26.411.5+1.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services20.
Administrative and Support Services10.31.63.612.02.53.3-1.7
Public Administration and Safety23.
Education and Training11.
Health Care and Social Assistance27.94.36.618.94.04.3+9.0
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services6.
Total industries653.8100.0100.0470.2100.0100.0+183.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 ($281million or 43.0%)
  • Construction ($142million or 21.7%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($32million or 4.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $455 million in total or 69.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 1.5% in Mining; 20.2% in Construction and 14.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (43.0% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.8% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (1.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Cook Shire $increased by 184 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Mining (+$168 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$9 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$6 million)
  • Construction (-$6 million)

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