RDA Sunshine Coast Region
In the RDA Sunshine Coast Region, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $703 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the RDA Sunshine Coast Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|RDA Sunshine Coast Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||394.3||7.2||6.8||233.2||5.0||6.7||+161.1||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||74.6||1.4||4.4||90.3||1.9||5.0||-15.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||643.7||11.8||3.5||882.8||19.0||4.3||-239.1||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||435.5||8.0||10.7||451.5||9.7||13.6||-16.0||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||57.2||1.1||0.9||86.4||1.9||0.6||-29.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||558.7||10.3||3.6||197.7||4.2||2.7||+361.0||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||171.2||3.1||1.2||154.1||3.3||1.2||+17.1||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||132.8||2.4||4.1||97.4||2.1||4.0||+35.4||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||279.5||5.1||2.3||47.2||1.0||0.8||+232.2||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||53.6||1.0||6.5||44.7||1.0||6.3||+8.9||24400||P|
|Education and Training||271.0||5.0||3.6||148.9||3.2||3.0||+122.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||703.2||12.9||4.4||339.2||7.3||3.1||+364.0||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||150.5||2.8||1.6||163.0||3.5||1.7||-12.5||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 total exports by industry sectors in RDA Sunshine Coast Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance ($703 million or 12.9%)
- Manufacturing ($674 million or 12.4%)
- Accommodation and Food Services ($644 million or 11.8%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $2,020 million in total or 37.1% of the total exports by total industry in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 4.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 15.7% in Manufacturing; and 3.5% in Accommodation and Food Services.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.9% compared to 4.4%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (11.8% compared to 3.5%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (10.3% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (2.0% compared to 22.3%)
The total exports by industries in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region increased by $785.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region were for:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$364 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$361 million)
- Accommodation and Food Services (-$239 million)
- Administrative and Support Services (+$232 million)