Noosa Shire Council area


In Noosa Shire Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $997 million in 2021/22.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Noosa Shire Council area. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Noosa Shire Council area’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Noosa Shire Council area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing156.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services181.
Wholesale Trade175.53.23.5157.63.43.6+17.8
Retail Trade400.57.34.4348.67.54.0+51.9
Accommodation and Food Services424.57.82.5354.07.62.5+70.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing127.92.35.9170.73.76.5-42.9
Information Media and Telecommunications74.21.41.955.81.21.5+18.4
Financial and Insurance Services259.94.85.2236.65.15.0+23.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services486.58.94.3505.510.94.5-19.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services437.48.06.4331.77.26.1+105.7
Administrative and Support Services245.04.52.9186.44.02.8+58.5
Public Administration and Safety150.92.85.1120.52.64.7+30.4
Education and Training198.73.64.1214.84.64.3-16.1
Health Care and Social Assistance424.47.86.6302.96.55.6+121.6
Arts and Recreation Services106.
Other Services156.12.92.2123.52.72.1+32.6
Total industries5,462.3100.0100.04,634.0100.0100.0+828.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Noosa Shire Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($997 million or 18.2%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($487 million or 8.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($437 million or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,920 million in total or 35.2% of the total output by total industry in the Noosa Shire Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 13.8% in Construction; 4.3% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between output by industries of Noosa Shire Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.6% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Accommodation and Food Services (7.8% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.9% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (6.8% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Noosa Shire Council area increased by $828 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Noosa Shire Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$122 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$106 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$99 million)
  • Construction (+$80 million)

Noosa Shire Council

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