Cook Shire

Value added

In Cook Shire, Mining most productive industry, generating $166 million in 2021/22.

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 Shire2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing45.512.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.
Wholesale Trade3.
Retail Trade7.
Accommodation and Food Services11.93.42.822.13.63.0-10.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6.
Information Media and Telecommunications001.6001.4--
Financial and Insurance Services2.80.86.5006.7+2.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.
Administrative and Support Services9.
Public Administration and Safety17.14.86.591.815.16.2-74.7
Education and Training11.
Health Care and Social Assistance19.05.410.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services3.
Total industries353.2100.0100.0607.5100.0100.0-254.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (166 million or 47.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (46 million or 12.9%)
  • Construction (28 million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 240 million in total or 67.8% of the total value added by industry in the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 8.5% in Mining; 4.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 9.0% 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 (47.0% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.9% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (0.8% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Cook Shire $decreased by -254 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$14 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$5 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$3 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$3 million)

Cook Shire Council

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