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Local sales

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.

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Local sales 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 Fishing523.50.92.1300.10.61.8+223.4
Mining510.20.92.7242.30.52.1+267.9
Manufacturing4,743.88.37.44,581.39.69.1+162.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,001.11.83.61,129.52.44.4-128.4
Construction11,648.020.419.19,347.119.625.2+2,300.9
Wholesale Trade2,124.63.73.81,871.63.93.8+253.0
Retail Trade2,226.83.94.31,869.63.94.0+357.2
Accommodation and Food Services1,506.22.62.6975.92.02.2+530.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,292.04.04.82,042.64.35.1+249.4
Information Media and Telecommunications1,273.42.22.1946.92.01.7+326.4
Financial and Insurance Services2,930.55.16.42,492.05.25.5+438.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12,637.522.114.910,629.122.312.9+2,008.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,392.75.96.72,903.46.15.8+489.2
Administrative and Support Services1,711.43.03.11,406.83.02.6+304.6
Public Administration and Safety1,955.43.44.41,548.03.23.8+407.4
Education and Training1,998.63.53.51,729.33.63.1+269.3
Health Care and Social Assistance2,863.25.05.42,060.44.33.9+802.7
Arts and Recreation Services531.20.90.8428.70.90.7+102.5
Other Services1,282.22.22.31,129.22.42.3+153.0

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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 2.1% Mining, Queensland: 2.7% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.6% Construction, Queensland: 19.1% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 14.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 4.4% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 5.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 0.8% Other Services, Queensland: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: 0.9% Mining, Gold Coast City: 0.9% Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: 1.8% Construction, Gold Coast City: 20.4% Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: 3.7% Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: 3.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: 22.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: 5.9% Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: 3.4% Education and Training, Gold Coast City: 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: 0.9% Other Services, Gold Coast City: 2.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: +$223.4 million Mining, Gold Coast City: +$267.9 million Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: +$162.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: -$128.4 million Construction, Gold Coast City: +$2,300.9 million Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: +$253.0 million Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: +$357.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: +$530.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: +$249.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: +$326.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: +$438.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: +$2,008.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: +$489.2 million Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: +$304.6 million Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: +$407.4 million Education and Training, Gold Coast City: +$269.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: +$802.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: +$102.5 million Other Services, Gold Coast City: +$153.0 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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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