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Employed residents

In Gold Coast City, there were 306,304 residents employed in the year ending June 2018.

This indicator shows the estimated number of employed residents of the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. Employed residents may have a workplace anywhere, inside or outside the area. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey.

A growing number of resident employed can indicate a growing economy, or a growing residential population, supplying labour to other areas. To build a more complete picture of the residential economy, this dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Local employment, Employment self-containment, Residents place of work by industry and Residents place of work by occupation datasets.

Employed residents
Employed residents 2018, Gold Coast City: 306,304 2017, Gold Coast City: 290,714 2016, Gold Coast City: 288,213 2015, Gold Coast City: 276,412 2014, Gold Coast City: 270,055 2013, Gold Coast City: 263,843 2012, Gold Coast City: 262,541 2011, Gold Coast City: 257,073 2010, Gold Coast City: 250,619 2009, Gold Coast City: 248,756 2008, Gold Coast City: 243,010 2007, Gold Coast City: 233,799 2006, Gold Coast City: 219,649 2005, Gold Coast City: 208,627 2004, Gold Coast City: 195,279 2003, Gold Coast City: 185,371 2002, Gold Coast City: 177,188 2001, Gold Coast City: 167,107
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employed residents
Gold Coast CityQueensland
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeGold Coast City as a % of Queensland
2018306,304+5.362,469,273+4.2912.40
2017290,714+0.872,367,767+0.1612.28
2016288,213+4.272,363,880+1.7312.19
2015276,412+2.352,323,768+0.1811.90
2014270,055+2.352,319,554+1.3411.64
2013263,843+0.502,288,992+0.1811.53
2012262,541+2.132,284,934+1.3411.49
2011257,073+2.582,254,617+1.7811.40
2010250,619+0.752,215,145+0.4111.31
2009248,756+2.362,206,009+2.9911.28
2008243,010+3.942,142,027+2.9911.34
2007233,799+6.442,079,876+4.8311.24
2006219,649+5.281,984,086+3.8911.07
2005208,627+6.841,909,753+5.2710.92
2004195,279+5.351,814,216+3.2810.76
2003185,371+4.621,756,538+3.9910.55
2002177,188+6.031,689,066+2.2610.49
2001167,107--1,651,777--10.12

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Annual change in employed residents
Annual change in employed residents 2018, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 3.8% 2018, Queensland: 4.3% 2017, Queensland: 0.2% 2016, Queensland: 1.7% 2015, Queensland: 0.2% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.2% 2012, Queensland: 1.3% 2011, Queensland: 1.8% 2010, Queensland: 0.4% 2009, Queensland: 3.0% 2008, Queensland: 3.0% 2007, Queensland: 4.8% 2006, Queensland: 3.9% 2005, Queensland: 5.3% 2004, Queensland: 3.3% 2003, Queensland: 4.0% 2018, Gold Coast City: 5.4% 2017, Gold Coast City: 0.9% 2016, Gold Coast City: 4.3% 2015, Gold Coast City: 2.4% 2014, Gold Coast City: 2.4% 2013, Gold Coast City: 0.5% 2012, Gold Coast City: 2.1% 2011, Gold Coast City: 2.6% 2010, Gold Coast City: 0.7% 2009, Gold Coast City: 2.4% 2008, Gold Coast City: 3.9% 2007, Gold Coast City: 6.4% 2006, Gold Coast City: 5.3% 2005, Gold Coast City: 6.8% 2004, Gold Coast City: 5.3% 2003, Gold Coast City: 4.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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