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Imports

In Sunshine Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,612 million in 2019/20.

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.

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Total imports 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 Fishing403.83.22.6436.94.13.3-33.1
Mining306.62.45.5425.03.97.6-118.4
Manufacturing4,611.836.633.14,138.738.434.6+473.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services723.65.74.9621.15.85.0+102.4
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade494.63.94.0373.23.54.1+121.5
Retail Trade139.51.11.6102.10.91.5+37.4
Accommodation and Food Services269.32.12.6264.82.53.0+4.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing530.24.25.1591.25.55.9-60.9
Information Media and Telecommunications527.14.23.3400.03.73.0+127.0
Financial and Insurance Services1,035.98.210.7827.87.79.3+208.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services38.40.30.733.30.30.5+5.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services700.95.68.5501.94.76.8+199.1
Administrative and Support Services265.82.11.7195.61.81.8+70.2
Public Administration and Safety1,449.211.56.11,055.19.85.4+394.1
Education and Training253.62.02.2201.01.92.0+52.6
Health Care and Social Assistance522.34.14.5270.62.53.4+251.7
Arts and Recreation Services173.91.41.3174.11.61.2-0.2
Other Services158.21.31.5158.41.51.6-0.1

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 imports by industry sector 2019/20
Total imports by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 2.6% Mining, Regional QLD: 5.5% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 33.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 4.9% Construction, Regional QLD: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 4.0% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 1.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 3.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 10.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 6.1% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 4.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.3% Other Services, Regional QLD: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.2% Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.4% Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 36.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 5.7% Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.9% Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 8.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: 11.5% Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.4% Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$33.1 million Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$118.4 million Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$473.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$102.4 million Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$121.5 million Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$37.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$4.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$60.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$127.0 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$208.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$5.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$199.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$70.2 million Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$394.1 million Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$52.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$251.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$0.2 million Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$0.1 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 imports by industry sectors in Sunshine Coast Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,612 million or 36.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,449 million or 11.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,036 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,097 million in total or 56.3% of the total imports by total industry in Sunshine Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 33.1% in Manufacturing; 6.1% in Public Administration and Safety; and 10.7% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (11.5% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (36.6% compared to 33.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.4% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.6% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in Sunshine Coast Council area increased by $1,834.1 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$473 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$394 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$252 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$208 million)

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