Gold Coast City
In Gold Coast City, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,594 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Gold Coast City boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the City to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Gold Coast City - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||138.7||1.1||6.8||101.2||0.9||6.7||+37.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||89.6||0.7||4.4||65.7||0.6||5.0||+23.9||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,749.7||14.2||3.5||1,968.3||17.1||4.3||-218.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||849.7||6.9||10.7||776.0||6.8||13.6||+73.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||201.1||1.6||0.9||182.3||1.6||0.6||+18.8||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||342.4||2.8||3.6||404.3||3.5||2.7||-61.9||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||341.1||2.8||1.2||309.1||2.7||1.2||+31.9||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||178.6||1.5||4.1||152.8||1.3||4.0||+25.7||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||1,228.8||10.0||2.3||375.6||3.3||0.8||+853.2||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||102.9||0.8||6.5||81.5||0.7||6.3||+21.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||452.9||3.7||3.6||265.8||2.3||3.0||+187.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||627.9||5.1||4.4||364.7||3.2||3.1||+263.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1,181.1||9.6||1.6||1,243.4||10.8||1.7||-62.3||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Gold Coast City in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($2,594 million or 21.1%)
- Accommodation and Food Services ($1,750 million or 14.2%)
- Retail Trade ($1,261 million or 10.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $5,605 million in total or 45.6% of the total exports by total industry in Gold Coast City.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 15.7% in Manufacturing; 3.5% in Accommodation and Food Services; and 3.2% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between total exports by industries in Gold Coast City and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (14.2% compared to 3.5%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Arts and Recreation Services (9.6% compared to 1.6%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Administrative and Support Services (10.0% compared to 2.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (3.0% compared to 22.3%)
The total exports by industries in Gold Coast City increased by $797.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Gold Coast City were for:
- Administrative and Support Services (+$853 million)
- Wholesale Trade (-$571 million)
- Mining (+$332 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$263 million)