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Sunshine Coast Council area

Employed residents

In Sunshine Coast Council area, there were 151,933 residents employed in the year ending June 2018.

This indicator shows the estimated number of employed residents of the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. Employed residents may have a workplace anywhere, inside or outside the area. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey.

A growing number of resident employed can indicate a growing economy, or a growing residential population, supplying labour to other areas. To build a more complete picture of the residential economy, this dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Local employment, Employment self-containment, Residents place of work by industry and Residents place of work by occupation datasets.

Employed residents
Employed residents 2018, Sunshine Coast Council area: 151,933 2017, Sunshine Coast Council area: 143,341 2016, Sunshine Coast Council area: 144,323 2015, Sunshine Coast Council area: 139,733 2014, Sunshine Coast Council area: 136,181 2013, Sunshine Coast Council area: 130,428 2012, Sunshine Coast Council area: 128,894 2011, Sunshine Coast Council area: 126,794 2010, Sunshine Coast Council area: 122,821 2009, Sunshine Coast Council area: 121,889 2008, Sunshine Coast Council area: 119,670 2007, Sunshine Coast Council area: 115,140 2006, Sunshine Coast Council area: 108,418 2005, Sunshine Coast Council area: 103,390 2004, Sunshine Coast Council area: 95,528 2003, Sunshine Coast Council area: 91,302 2002, Sunshine Coast Council area: 85,344 2001, Sunshine Coast Council area: 80,874
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employed residents
Sunshine Coast Council areaRegional QLD
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeSunshine Coast Council area as a % of Regional QLD
2018151,933+5.991,218,924+4.2712.46
2017143,341-0.681,168,959-0.5312.26
2016144,323+3.291,175,132+1.1012.28
2015139,733+2.611,162,383-0.2312.02
2014136,181+4.411,165,030+1.2511.69
2013130,428+1.191,150,612+0.1611.34
2012128,894+1.661,148,802+1.4311.22
2011126,794+3.231,132,560+1.9011.20
2010122,821+0.761,111,456+0.1911.05
2009121,889+1.851,109,397+2.7910.99
2008119,670+3.931,079,336+2.5211.09
2007115,140+6.201,052,805+4.6710.94
2006108,418+4.861,005,873+4.0610.78
2005103,390+8.23966,639+5.5710.70
200495,528+4.63915,658+3.6210.43
200391,302+6.98883,635+3.7110.33
200285,344+5.53852,016+2.1410.02
200180,874--834,202--9.69

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Annual change in employed residents
Annual change in employed residents 2018, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 3.7% 2018, Regional QLD: 4.3% 2017, Regional QLD: -0.5% 2016, Regional QLD: 1.1% 2015, Regional QLD: -0.2% 2014, Regional QLD: 1.3% 2013, Regional QLD: 0.2% 2012, Regional QLD: 1.4% 2011, Regional QLD: 1.9% 2010, Regional QLD: 0.2% 2009, Regional QLD: 2.8% 2008, Regional QLD: 2.5% 2007, Regional QLD: 4.7% 2006, Regional QLD: 4.1% 2005, Regional QLD: 5.6% 2004, Regional QLD: 3.6% 2003, Regional QLD: 3.7% 2018, Sunshine Coast Council area: 6.0% 2017, Sunshine Coast Council area: -0.7% 2016, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.3% 2015, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.6% 2014, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.4% 2013, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.2% 2012, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.7% 2011, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.2% 2010, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.8% 2009, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.9% 2008, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.9% 2007, Sunshine Coast Council area: 6.2% 2006, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.9% 2005, Sunshine Coast Council area: 8.2% 2004, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.6% 2003, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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