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Exports

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.

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Total exports by industry sector
Gold Coast City - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing138.71.16.8101.20.96.7+37.6
Mining366.93.022.334.60.316.8+332.3
Manufacturing2,594.221.115.72,566.522.320.9+27.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services89.60.74.465.70.65.0+23.9
Construction26.10.20.119.00.20.1+7.1
Wholesale Trade405.83.33.6976.78.54.5-570.9
Retail Trade1,261.310.33.21,317.511.53.2-56.3
Accommodation and Food Services1,749.714.23.51,968.317.14.3-218.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing849.76.910.7776.06.813.6+73.7
Information Media and Telecommunications201.11.60.9182.31.60.6+18.8
Financial and Insurance Services342.42.83.6404.33.52.7-61.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services341.12.81.2309.12.71.2+31.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services178.61.54.1152.81.34.0+25.7
Administrative and Support Services1,228.810.02.3375.63.30.8+853.2
Public Administration and Safety102.90.86.581.50.76.3+21.4
Education and Training452.93.73.6265.82.33.0+187.1
Health Care and Social Assistance627.95.14.4364.73.23.1+263.2
Arts and Recreation Services1,181.19.61.61,243.410.81.7-62.3
Other Services148.21.21.4284.82.51.4-136.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 6.8% Mining, Queensland: 22.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 15.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 4.4% Construction, Queensland: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 10.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.5% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 4.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: 1.1% Mining, Gold Coast City: 3.0% Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: 21.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: 0.7% Construction, Gold Coast City: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: 3.3% Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: 14.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: 6.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: 1.5% Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: 10.0% Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: 0.8% Education and Training, Gold Coast City: 3.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: 5.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: 9.6% Other Services, Gold Coast City: 1.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: +$37.6 million Mining, Gold Coast City: +$332.3 million Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: +$27.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: +$23.9 million Construction, Gold Coast City: +$7.1 million Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: -$570.9 million Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: -$56.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: -$218.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: +$73.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: +$18.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: -$61.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: +$31.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: +$25.7 million Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: +$853.2 million Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: +$21.4 million Education and Training, Gold Coast City: +$187.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: +$263.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: -$62.3 million Other Services, Gold Coast City: -$136.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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