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Value added

In the Cook Shire, Mining most productive industry, generating $432 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the 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 the 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 Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing29.54.43.032.85.23.8-3.3
Mining431.664.713.1416.965.510.6+14.7
Manufacturing9.31.46.911.31.87.7-2.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5.20.83.65.50.93.4-0.2
Construction45.56.88.843.56.813.7+2.0
Wholesale Trade5.10.84.22.20.34.3+2.9
Retail Trade7.41.15.09.81.55.2-2.4
Accommodation and Food Services23.13.53.119.93.13.1+3.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7.91.25.97.71.25.8+0.2
Information Media and Telecommunications3.50.51.70.90.11.5+2.5
Financial and Insurance Services6.51.07.02.00.36.5+4.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.10.83.35.30.83.3-0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12.01.86.612.82.06.4-0.8
Administrative and Support Services6.41.03.86.81.13.2-0.4
Public Administration and Safety26.94.06.126.94.26.0-0.1
Education and Training12.51.95.68.71.45.7+3.8
Health Care and Social Assistance21.33.29.014.82.36.9+6.5
Arts and Recreation Services4.00.60.95.20.80.8-1.2
Other Services4.10.62.33.20.52.2+0.9
Total industries666.8100.0100.0636.2100.0100.0+30.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 the Cook Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (432 million or 64.7%)
  • Construction (46 million or 6.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (30 million or 4.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 507 million in total or 76.0% of the total value added by industry in the the Cook Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 13.1% in Mining; 8.8% in Construction and 3.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Mining (64.7% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (1.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (3.2% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (1.4% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Cook Shire $increased by 31 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Mining (+$15 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$7 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$4 million)
  • Education and Training (+$4 million)

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