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Value added

In Cook Shire, Mining most productive industry, generating $393 million in 2019/20.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Cook Shire. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Cook Shire’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product 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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Value added by industry sector
Cook Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing13.72.32.424.54.33.6-10.9
Mining393.365.416.0339.459.813.1+53.9
Manufacturing9.71.66.810.31.87.6-0.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.50.43.57.91.43.6-5.4
Construction29.44.98.452.09.211.5-22.6
Wholesale Trade16.92.84.01.60.34.1+15.3
Retail Trade9.21.54.910.81.95.1-1.6
Accommodation and Food Services15.02.52.726.44.63.1-11.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing12.92.15.65.10.95.6+7.7
Information Media and Telecommunications001.60.10.01.4-0.1
Financial and Insurance Services006.90.20.06.5-0.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.40.13.33.10.63.2-2.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.90.86.311.42.06.2-6.5
Administrative and Support Services4.40.73.36.31.13.2-1.9
Public Administration and Safety35.96.06.430.95.45.9+5.0
Education and Training18.83.15.710.31.85.7+8.4
Health Care and Social Assistance23.94.09.317.33.07.5+6.6
Arts and Recreation Services5.70.90.85.91.00.8-0.1
Other Services5.30.92.14.20.72.3+1.1
Total industries601.8100.0100.0567.7100.0100.0+34.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (393 million or 65.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (36 million or 6.0%)
  • Construction (29 million or 4.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 459 million in total or 76.2% of the total value added by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 16.0% in Mining; 6.4% in Public Administration and Safety and 8.4% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Cook Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Mining (65.4% compared to 16.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.8% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (4.0% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (1.6% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Cook Shire $increased by 34 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Mining (+$54 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$15 million)
  • Education and Training (+$8 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$8 million)

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