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Local sales

In Gold Coast City, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $11,804 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Gold Coast City - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing364.60.72.1315.80.72.0+48.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,322.62.44.3978.32.13.7+344.3
Wholesale Trade1,573.52.93.31,537.43.33.4+36.1
Retail Trade1,855.63.43.81,741.33.73.7+114.3
Accommodation and Food Services1,624.83.02.81,
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,,937.14.14.8+263.4
Information Media and Telecommunications1,
Financial and Insurance Services3,,402.75.15.2+848.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10,366.819.114.09,150.719.511.5+1,216.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,,732.55.85.7+495.1
Administrative and Support Services2,,830.53.93.3+179.5
Public Administration and Safety1,549.92.94.11,502.93.23.9+46.9
Education and Training2,,685.83.63.2+386.4
Health Care and Social Assistance3,637.86.76.62,314.54.94.3+1,323.3
Arts and Recreation Services567.41.00.9521.41.10.8+45.9
Other Services1,
Total industries54,181.3100.0100.046,986.2100.0100.0+7,195.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Gold Coast City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($11,804million or 21.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($10,367million or 19.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($4,157million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $26,328 million in total or 48.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the Gold Coast City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 14.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 7.0% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Gold Coast City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (19.1% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (2.4% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (21.8% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.7% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Gold Coast City $increased by 7,195 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Gold Coast City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$1,323 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$1,216 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$848 million)
  • Construction (+$586 million)

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