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RDA Sunshine Coast Region

Exports

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.

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Total exports by industry sector
RDA Sunshine Coast Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing394.37.26.8233.25.06.7+161.1
Mining108.02.022.310.40.216.8+97.5
Manufacturing673.612.415.7627.913.520.9+45.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services74.61.44.490.31.95.0-15.7
Construction13.40.20.110.70.20.1+2.7
Wholesale Trade89.01.63.6232.35.04.5-143.3
Retail Trade560.410.33.2691.814.93.2-131.3
Accommodation and Food Services643.711.83.5882.819.04.3-239.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing435.58.010.7451.59.713.6-16.0
Information Media and Telecommunications57.21.10.986.41.90.6-29.2
Financial and Insurance Services558.710.33.6197.74.22.7+361.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services171.23.11.2154.13.31.2+17.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services132.82.44.197.42.14.0+35.4
Administrative and Support Services279.55.12.347.21.00.8+232.2
Public Administration and Safety53.61.06.544.71.06.3+8.9
Education and Training271.05.03.6148.93.23.0+122.1
Health Care and Social Assistance703.212.94.4339.27.33.1+364.0
Arts and Recreation Services150.52.81.6163.03.51.7-12.5
Other Services70.71.31.4145.93.11.4-75.1

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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 6.8% Mining, Queensland: 22.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 15.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 4.4% Construction, Queensland: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 10.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.5% Education and Training, Queensland: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 4.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 7.2% Mining, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 2.0% Manufacturing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 12.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.4% Construction, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.6% Retail Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 11.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 8.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 3.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 2.4% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 5.1% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.0% Education and Training, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 5.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 12.9% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 2.8% Other Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$161.1 million Mining, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$97.5 million Manufacturing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$45.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$15.7 million Construction, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$2.7 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$143.3 million Retail Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$131.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$239.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$16.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$29.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$361.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$17.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$35.4 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$232.2 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$8.9 million Education and Training, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$122.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$364.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$12.5 million Other Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$75.1 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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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