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Time series industry sector analysis

In 2018/19, Gold Coast City contributed 12.1% to Queensland’s employment (total).

The annual industry sector analysis reveals the growth and decline of an industry from 2000/01 to the present.

These charts show the year-on-year change in the different measures of an industry size, based on the 87 industry subsectors and 19 main industry divisions in the ANZSIC classification. An industry may be growing in the local area, but at a rate no different to that of the state or region. For this reason, measures are also included that compare the growth or decline of the industry with the equivalent in the benchmark area, based on a standard index base year of 2000/01. Another chart also looks at the change in an industry as a percentage of the benchmark.

For instance, an industry may double in size from $100m to $200m in total output. But if the state’s output went up by the same amount, the percentage of state would be unchanged. On the other hand, if the state’s output is declining but local output is unchanged, the percentage of state would increase. In this way change over time can be benchmarked.

Different measures may also grow and change in different ways. For instance, during the GFC, some industries retained staff but they worked less hours, resulting in a loss of FTE jobs but no loss of total employment. And an industry may have increasing exports without having an increase in total output.

Industry sector time-series analysis should be viewed in conjunction with Local workers data from the 2011 and 2006 Census to see how the characteristics of the local workers are changing in a growing or declining industry.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Time series - Employment (total)
All industriesGold Coast CityQueenslandAnalysis
YearEmployment (total)Change from previous yearEmployment (total)Change from previous yearGold Coast City as a % of QueenslandIndex - Gold Coast CityIndex - Queensland
2018/19304,441+3.1%2,512,831+1.7%12.1157.0138.6
2017/18295,159+5.3%2,470,097+4.2%11.9152.2136.3
2016/17280,235+2.4%2,370,693+0.5%11.8144.5130.8
2015/16273,745+5.0%2,358,703+1.7%11.6141.2130.1
2014/15260,590+3.0%2,318,535+0.1%11.2134.4127.9
2013/14253,049+2.9%2,315,529+1.3%10.9130.5127.7
2012/13245,818+1.2%2,286,562+0.3%10.8126.8126.2
2011/12242,803+1.1%2,280,292+1.3%10.6125.2125.8
2010/11240,054+1.2%2,251,212+1.8%10.7123.8124.2
2009/10237,221--2,212,443+0.4%10.7122.4122.1
2008/09237,106+1.5%2,203,667+3.0%10.8122.3121.6
2007/08233,567+3.0%2,139,709+3.0%10.9120.5118.0
2006/07226,700+5.7%2,077,032+4.8%10.9116.9114.6
2005/06214,499+4.3%1,982,079+3.9%10.8110.6109.4
2004/05205,660+6.1%1,908,002+5.3%10.8106.1105.3
2003/04193,878+4.8%1,812,560+3.3%10.7100.0100.0
2002/03184,955--1,755,228--10.595.496.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Time series - Employment (total)
Time series - Employment (total) 2019, Gold Coast City - All industries: 304,441 2018, Gold Coast City - All industries: 295,159 2017, Gold Coast City - All industries: 280,235 2016, Gold Coast City - All industries: 273,745 2015, Gold Coast City - All industries: 260,590 2014, Gold Coast City - All industries: 253,049 2013, Gold Coast City - All industries: 245,818 2012, Gold Coast City - All industries: 242,803 2011, Gold Coast City - All industries: 240,054 2010, Gold Coast City - All industries: 237,221 2009, Gold Coast City - All industries: 237,106 2008, Gold Coast City - All industries: 233,567 2007, Gold Coast City - All industries: 226,700 2006, Gold Coast City - All industries: 214,499 2005, Gold Coast City - All industries: 205,660 2004, Gold Coast City - All industries: 193,878 2003, Gold Coast City - All industries: 184,955
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Time series - Employment (total) annual change
Time series - Employment (total) annual change 2019, Queensland: 1.7% 2018, Queensland: 4.2% 2017, Queensland: 0.5% 2016, Queensland: 1.7% 2015, Queensland: 0.1% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.3% 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% 2019, Gold Coast City: 3.1% 2018, Gold Coast City: 5.3% 2017, Gold Coast City: 2.4% 2016, Gold Coast City: 5.0% 2015, Gold Coast City: 3.0% 2014, Gold Coast City: 2.9% 2013, Gold Coast City: 1.2% 2012, Gold Coast City: 1.1% 2011, Gold Coast City: 1.2% 2010, Gold Coast City: 0.0% 2009, Gold Coast City: 1.5% 2008, Gold Coast City: 3.0% 2007, Gold Coast City: 5.7% 2006, Gold Coast City: 4.3% 2005, Gold Coast City: 6.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Time series - Employment (total) as percentage of benchmark
Time series - Employment (total) as percentage of benchmark 2019, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 12.1% 2018, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 11.9% 2017, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 11.8% 2016, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 11.6% 2015, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 11.2% 2014, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.9% 2013, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.8% 2012, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.6% 2011, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.7% 2010, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.7% 2009, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.8% 2008, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.9% 2007, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.9% 2006, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.8% 2005, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.8% 2004, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.7% 2003, Gold Coast City as % of Queensland: 10.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Index of employment (total)
Index of employment (total) 2019, Index - Queensland: 138.6 2018, Index - Queensland: 136.3 2017, Index - Queensland: 130.8 2016, Index - Queensland: 130.1 2015, Index - Queensland: 127.9 2014, Index - Queensland: 127.7 2013, Index - Queensland: 126.2 2012, Index - Queensland: 125.8 2011, Index - Queensland: 124.2 2010, Index - Queensland: 122.1 2009, Index - Queensland: 121.6 2008, Index - Queensland: 118.0 2007, Index - Queensland: 114.6 2006, Index - Queensland: 109.4 2005, Index - Queensland: 105.3 2004, Index - Queensland: 100.0 2003, Index - Queensland: 96.8 2019, Index - Gold Coast City: 157.0 2018, Index - Gold Coast City: 152.2 2017, Index - Gold Coast City: 144.5 2016, Index - Gold Coast City: 141.2 2015, Index - Gold Coast City: 134.4 2014, Index - Gold Coast City: 130.5 2013, Index - Gold Coast City: 126.8 2012, Index - Gold Coast City: 125.2 2011, Index - Gold Coast City: 123.8 2010, Index - Gold Coast City: 122.4 2009, Index - Gold Coast City: 122.3 2008, Index - Gold Coast City: 120.5 2007, Index - Gold Coast City: 116.9 2006, Index - Gold Coast City: 110.6 2005, Index - Gold Coast City: 106.1 2004, Index - Gold Coast City: 100.0 2003, Index - Gold Coast City: 95.4
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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