Gold Coast City
In Gold Coast City, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $12,637 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Gold Coast City - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||523.5||0.9||2.1||300.1||0.6||1.8||+223.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1,001.1||1.8||3.6||1,129.5||2.4||4.4||-128.4||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,506.2||2.6||2.6||975.9||2.0||2.2||+530.3||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||2,292.0||4.0||4.8||2,042.6||4.3||5.1||+249.4||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,273.4||2.2||2.1||946.9||2.0||1.7||+326.4||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||2,930.5||5.1||6.4||2,492.0||5.2||5.5||+438.5||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||12,637.5||22.1||14.9||10,629.1||22.3||12.9||+2,008.3||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||3,392.7||5.9||6.7||2,903.4||6.1||5.8||+489.2||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||1,711.4||3.0||3.1||1,406.8||3.0||2.6||+304.6||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,955.4||3.4||4.4||1,548.0||3.2||3.8||+407.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||1,998.6||3.5||3.5||1,729.3||3.6||3.1||+269.3||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2,863.2||5.0||5.4||2,060.4||4.3||3.9||+802.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||531.2||0.9||0.8||428.7||0.9||0.7||+102.5||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Gold Coast City in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (12,637 people or 22.1%)
- Construction (11,648 people or 20.4%)
- Manufacturing (4,744 people or 8.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $29,029 million in total or 50.8% of the total local sales by total industry in Gold Coast City.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 14.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 19.1% in Construction; and 7.4% in Manufacturing.
The major differences between local sales by industries in Gold Coast City and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (22.1% compared to 14.9%)
- A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (20.4% compared to 19.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (1.8% compared to 3.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.9% compared to 2.7%)
The total local sales by industry in Gold Coast City increased by $9,518.1 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Gold Coast City were for:
- Construction (+$2,301 million)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$2,008 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$803 million)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+$530 million)