Gold Coast City

Industry composition

In 2022, the Household services sector accounted for 40.6% of employment in Gold Coast City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (38.0% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Gold Coast City provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of Gold Coast City's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

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Employment composition
Gold Coast City202220172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,6300.51,5820.61,1420.5
Goods related117,36736.7106,00338.295,36939.3
Household services129,91040.6107,29338.792,16338.0
Business services58,51818.351,21918.543,85618.1
Public administration and safety11,3043.510,1633.79,1053.8
Total Industries319,629100.0277,272100.0242,771100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 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.

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Gold Coast City

economic profile