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Exports

In Sunshine Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,081 million in 2019/20.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Sunshine Coast Council area 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
Sunshine Coast Council area - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2014/15 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing93.21.89.1204.55.413.7-111.3
Mining346.86.647.281.52.241.0+265.4
Manufacturing1,080.920.512.6699.918.613.5+381.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services70.31.32.749.71.32.7+20.6
Construction36.90.70.226.90.70.2+10.0
Wholesale Trade388.77.42.3229.06.12.7+159.6
Retail Trade504.79.62.6404.110.72.8+100.6
Accommodation and Food Services538.210.23.7477.212.74.4+61.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing381.87.25.7325.78.66.2+56.1
Information Media and Telecommunications86.71.60.640.81.10.5+46.0
Financial and Insurance Services223.94.21.1164.44.40.7+59.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services253.84.81.1152.64.01.1+101.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services152.22.90.8134.83.61.0+17.5
Administrative and Support Services70.81.31.097.72.60.9-26.9
Public Administration and Safety45.30.92.141.51.12.4+3.8
Education and Training440.08.32.1186.85.01.7+253.2
Health Care and Social Assistance304.95.82.9205.15.41.7+99.8
Arts and Recreation Services142.42.71.0101.32.71.2+41.1
Other Services121.82.31.3144.13.81.6-22.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).

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 2019/20
Total exports by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 9.1% Mining, Regional QLD: 47.2% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 12.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 2.7% Construction, Regional QLD: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 2.3% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 0.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 1.0% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 2.1% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 2.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 2.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.0% Other Services, Regional QLD: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.8% Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: 6.6% Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 20.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.3% Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.7% Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.4% Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 9.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 10.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.9% Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: 5.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.7% Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$111.3 million Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$265.4 million Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$381.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$20.6 million Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$10.0 million Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$159.6 million Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$100.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$61.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$56.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$46.0 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$59.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$101.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$17.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$26.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$3.8 million Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$253.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$99.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$41.1 million Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$22.3 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Sunshine Coast Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,081 million or 20.5%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services ($538 million or 10.2%)
  • Retail Trade ($505 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,124 million in total or 40.2% of the total exports by total industry in Sunshine Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 12.6% in Manufacturing; 3.7% in Accommodation and Food Services; and 2.6% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between total exports by industries in Sunshine Coast Council area and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (20.5% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (9.6% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (6.6% compared to 47.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.8% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in Sunshine Coast Council area increased by $1,515.9 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Sunshine Coast Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$381 million)
  • Mining (+$265 million)
  • Education and Training (+$253 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$160 million)

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