Douglas Shire Council

Value added

In Douglas Shire Council, Accommodation and Food Services most productive industry, generating $114 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Douglas Shire Council. 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 Douglas Shire Council’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
Douglas Shire Council2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing44.27.23.633.55.43.2+10.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7.41.22.815.02.42.9-7.6
Wholesale Trade7.
Retail Trade40.86.74.640.96.64.5-0.1
Accommodation and Food Services114.118.62.8123.020.02.6-8.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing61.810.15.971.511.66.1-9.7
Information Media and Telecommunications2.
Financial and Insurance Services13.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services25.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services27.84.56.820.03.26.1+7.8
Administrative and Support Services66.310.83.559.19.63.4+7.2
Public Administration and Safety26.74.45.726.04.25.2+0.7
Education and Training25.
Health Care and Social Assistance43.47.19.434.85.67.7+8.6
Arts and Recreation Services7.01.10.810.11.60.7-3.1
Other Services17.
Total industries612.6100.0100.0616.2100.0100.0-3.7

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 Douglas Shire Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (114 million or 18.6%)
  • Administrative and Support Services (66 million or 10.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (62 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 242 million in total or 39.5% of the total value added by industry in the Douglas Shire Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 2.8% in Accommodation and Food Services; 3.5% in Administrative and Support Services and 5.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (0.6% compared to 18.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Accommodation and Food Services (18.6% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Administrative and Support Services (10.8% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.1% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Douglas Shire Council $decreased by -4 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Douglas Shire Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$11 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$9 million)
  • Construction (+$8 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$8 million)

Douglas Shire Council

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