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Exports

In Sunshine Coast Council area, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $610 million in 2017/18.

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 prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing355.17.911.3159.44.311.8+195.7
Mining104.12.337.08.20.229.6+96.0
Manufacturing600.113.312.9556.914.915.9+43.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services71.41.64.185.82.34.9-14.4
Construction11.90.30.19.20.20.1+2.7
Wholesale Trade54.31.21.8196.35.23.1-142.0
Retail Trade442.89.82.9535.414.33.6-92.6
Accommodation and Food Services441.59.85.3635.616.96.7-194.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing387.68.66.8402.610.79.1-15.0
Information Media and Telecommunications46.31.00.573.12.00.5-26.9
Financial and Insurance Services498.811.01.1176.14.71.0+322.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services133.33.01.0119.63.21.3+13.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services77.01.70.865.91.80.7+11.1
Administrative and Support Services204.54.52.433.30.90.8+171.3
Public Administration and Safety47.21.03.240.01.13.1+7.2
Education and Training238.45.32.2114.63.12.0+123.7
Health Care and Social Assistance610.113.53.1275.07.31.9+335.1
Arts and Recreation Services126.22.81.6136.43.61.9-10.1
Other Services64.11.41.8126.63.41.9-62.5

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, Regional QLD: 11.3% Mining, Regional QLD: 37.0% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 12.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 4.1% Construction, Regional QLD: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 1.8% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 0.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 3.2% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 3.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.6% Other Services, Regional QLD: 1.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.9% Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.3% Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 13.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.6% Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.3% Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.2% Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 9.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 8.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 11.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.7% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.0% Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: 5.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: 13.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.8% Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.4%
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, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$195.7 million Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$96.0 million Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$43.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$14.4 million Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$2.7 million Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$142.0 million Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$92.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$194.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$15.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$26.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$322.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$13.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$11.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$171.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$7.2 million Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$123.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$335.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$10.1 million Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$62.5 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 Sunshine Coast Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($610 million or 13.5%)
  • Manufacturing ($600 million or 13.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($499 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,709 million in total or 37.9% of the total exports by total industry in Sunshine Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 3.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.9% in Manufacturing; and 1.1% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.5% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.0% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (9.8% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (2.3% compared to 37.0%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in Sunshine Coast Council area increased by $765.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Sunshine Coast Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$335 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$323 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$196 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (-$194 million)

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