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Imports

In Gold Coast City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $8,356 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Gold Coast City boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports 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 Fishing801.33.92.8973.95.53.4-172.6
Mining564.82.83.2927.55.26.0-362.7
Manufacturing8,356.240.839.36,920.038.838.4+1,436.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services964.54.73.3761.44.33.3+203.1
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade535.92.63.8407.72.33.5+128.2
Retail Trade216.41.11.7185.41.01.6+31.0
Accommodation and Food Services558.22.73.5426.42.43.1+131.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing812.14.05.2949.35.36.2-137.2
Information Media and Telecommunications759.13.74.0663.53.73.7+95.6
Financial and Insurance Services2,460.812.09.01,760.39.97.9+700.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services116.90.60.689.50.50.5+27.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,349.46.67.01,044.35.96.6+305.1
Administrative and Support Services249.41.21.4229.81.31.8+19.6
Public Administration and Safety1,592.57.85.21,641.79.25.3-49.1
Education and Training304.41.52.3252.61.42.2+51.8
Health Care and Social Assistance431.12.14.6295.11.73.6+136.0
Arts and Recreation Services85.50.41.888.70.51.4-3.2
Other Services342.41.71.3224.41.31.5+118.0

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 imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 2.8% Mining, Queensland: 3.2% Manufacturing, Queensland: 39.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.3% Construction, Queensland: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 1.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 9.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 5.2% Education and Training, Queensland: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.8% Other Services, Queensland: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: 3.9% Mining, Gold Coast City: 2.8% Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: 40.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: 4.7% Construction, Gold Coast City: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: 2.6% Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: 1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: 12.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: 1.2% Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: 7.8% Education and Training, Gold Coast City: 1.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: 2.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: 0.4% Other Services, Gold Coast City: 1.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: -$172.6 million Mining, Gold Coast City: -$362.7 million Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: +$1,436.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: +$203.1 million Construction, Gold Coast City: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: +$128.2 million Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: +$31.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: +$131.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: -$137.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: +$95.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: +$700.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: +$27.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: +$305.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: +$19.6 million Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: -$49.1 million Education and Training, Gold Coast City: +$51.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: +$136.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: -$3.2 million Other Services, Gold Coast City: +$118.0 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 imports by industry sectors in Gold Coast City in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($8,356 million or 40.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($2,461 million or 12.0%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,593 million or 7.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $12,409 million in total or 60.5% of the total imports by total industry in Gold Coast City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 39.3% in Manufacturing; 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 5.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries in Gold Coast City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (7.8% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (40.8% compared to 39.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.1% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in Gold Coast City increased by $2,659.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Gold Coast City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$1,436 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$700 million)
  • Mining (-$363 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$305 million)

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