Livingstone Shire Council area

Value added

In Livingstone Shire Council area, Mining most productive industry, generating $229 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Livingstone Shire Council area. 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 Livingstone Shire Council area’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
Livingstone Shire Council area2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing139.59.83.6108.58.93.2+30.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services31.02.22.813.31.12.9+17.7
Wholesale Trade17.01.23.823.61.93.4-6.6
Retail Trade83.65.94.671.65.94.5+12.0
Accommodation and Food Services89.06.32.854.24.42.6+34.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing26.71.95.925.12.16.1+1.6
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services31.42.25.641.13.45.3-9.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services41.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services43.33.06.838.23.16.1+5.0
Administrative and Support Services42.02.93.538.73.23.4+3.3
Public Administration and Safety116.88.25.777.66.45.2+39.2
Education and Training105.77.45.2102.58.45.2+3.3
Health Care and Social Assistance99.57.09.481.66.77.7+17.8
Arts and Recreation Services13.
Other Services42.
Total industries1,423.8100.0100.01,221.0100.0100.0+202.7

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

  • Mining (229 million or 16.1%)
  • Construction (189 million or 13.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (139 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 558 million in total or 39.2% of the total value added by industry in the Livingstone Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 18.5% in Mining; 7.9% in Construction and 3.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.8% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (13.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.9% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.0% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Livingstone Shire Council area $increased by 203 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

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

  • Construction (+$46 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$39 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$35 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$31 million)

Livingstone Shire

economic profile