In the Sunshine Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $899 million in 2018/19.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Sunshine Coast Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Sunshine Coast Council area||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Queensland||$m||%||Queensland||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||420.1||7.0||5.4||214.5||5.4||6.9||+205.6|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||51.4||0.9||3.7||48.4||1.2||3.5||+3.0|
|Accommodation and Food Services||503.6||8.4||3.3||522.8||13.1||3.7||-19.2|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||523.1||8.8||9.9||359.8||9.0||10.5||+163.4|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||117.2||2.0||0.8||36.3||0.9||0.8||+80.8|
|Financial and Insurance Services||307.5||5.1||3.4||116.0||2.9||2.8||+191.5|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||56.3||0.9||0.7||139.9||3.5||1.2||-83.7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||220.0||3.7||3.5||123.8||3.1||3.8||+96.2|
|Administrative and Support Services||198.0||3.3||2.1||81.8||2.1||1.0||+116.2|
|Public Administration and Safety||47.2||0.8||5.2||39.8||1.0||5.7||+7.4|
|Education and Training||288.9||4.8||3.7||232.3||5.8||3.6||+56.6|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||721.1||12.1||5.1||245.2||6.2||3.1||+475.9|
|Arts and Recreation Services||121.3||2.0||1.3||136.7||3.4||1.5||-15.4|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the Sunshine Coast Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing (899 million or 15.1%)
- Retail Trade (842 million or 14.1%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (721 million or 12.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for 2,462 million in total or 41.2% of the total exports by industry in the the Sunshine Coast Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 15.2% in Manufacturing; 3.6% in Retail Trade and 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.
The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Sunshine Coast Council area and Queensland were:
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (3.8% 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 Health Care and Social Assistance (12.1% compared to 5.1%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (8.4% compared to 3.3%)
The total total exports by industry in the Sunshine Coast Council area $increased by 1,996 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Sunshine Coast Council area were for:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$476 million)
- Retail Trade (+$314 million)
- Manufacturing (+$274 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$206 million)