RDA Sunshine Coast Region
In the RDA Sunshine Coast Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,625 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Sunshine Coast Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|RDA Sunshine Coast Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Queensland%||$m||%||Queensland%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||140.0||1.3||2.8||140.1||1.4||3.4||0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||453.5||4.1||3.3||365.7||3.5||3.3||+87.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||269.0||2.4||3.5||263.9||2.6||3.1||+5.1||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||595.2||5.4||5.2||682.8||6.6||6.2||-87.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||524.8||4.7||4.0||481.9||4.7||3.7||+43.0||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||700.0||6.3||9.0||786.7||7.6||7.9||-86.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||53.2||0.5||0.6||45.4||0.4||0.5||+7.8||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||610.0||5.5||7.0||519.7||5.0||6.6||+90.2||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||119.4||1.1||1.4||165.0||1.6||1.8||-45.6||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,175.4||10.6||5.2||1,142.0||11.0||5.3||+33.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||175.8||1.6||2.3||186.4||1.8||2.2||-10.6||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||325.9||2.9||4.6||244.7||2.4||3.6||+81.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||107.9||1.0||1.8||109.1||1.1||1.4||-1.2||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in RDA Sunshine Coast Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($4,625 million or 41.6%)
- Public Administration and Safety ($1,175 million or 10.6%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($700 million or 6.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $6,501 million in total or 58.5% of the total imports by total industry in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 39.3% in Manufacturing; 5.2% in Public Administration and Safety; and 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.6% compared to 5.2%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Other Services (4.0% compared to 1.3%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (41.6% compared to 39.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (6.3% compared to 9.0%)
The total imports by industries in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region increased by $765.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region were for:
- Manufacturing (+$506 million)
- Other Services (+$224 million)
- Mining (-$165 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$90 million)