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RDA Sunshine Coast Region

Exports

In the RDA Sunshine Coast Region, Retail Trade had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,006 million in 2018/19.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
RDA Sunshine Coast Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing459.46.45.4267.95.46.9+191.5
Mining242.53.427.175.21.519.6+167.3
Manufacturing1,003.814.015.2700.114.222.2+303.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services56.80.83.752.71.13.5+4.1
Construction31.40.40.226.40.50.3+5.0
Wholesale Trade222.03.13.8258.75.34.1-36.8
Retail Trade1,005.614.13.6678.813.83.7+326.8
Accommodation and Food Services785.811.03.3749.515.23.7+36.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing595.18.39.9430.88.810.5+164.3
Information Media and Telecommunications131.81.80.842.30.90.8+89.5
Financial and Insurance Services341.34.83.4132.02.72.8+209.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services77.31.10.7178.63.61.2-101.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services318.34.53.5150.83.13.8+167.5
Administrative and Support Services253.33.52.1107.72.21.0+145.5
Public Administration and Safety53.10.75.244.60.95.7+8.4
Education and Training317.14.43.7277.05.63.6+40.1
Health Care and Social Assistance840.111.85.1309.76.33.1+530.4
Arts and Recreation Services147.42.11.3162.63.31.5-15.2
Other Services266.13.71.9273.75.62.0-7.6
Total industries7,148.3100.0100.04,919.2100.0100.0+2,229.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (1,006 million or 14.1%)
  • Manufacturing (1,004 million or 14.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (840 million or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,850 million in total or 39.9% of the total exports by industry in the the RDA Sunshine Coast Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 3.6% in Retail Trade; 15.2% in Manufacturing and 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the RDA Sunshine Coast Region and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (3.4% compared to 27.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (14.1% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (11.0% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.8% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region $increased by 2,229 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$530 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$327 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$304 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$209 million)

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