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RDA Sunshine Coast Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 40.5% of employment in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.9% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the RDA Sunshine Coast Region provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of the the RDA Sunshine Coast Region's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2019: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 2.4% Public administration and safety, 2019: 4.0% Business services, 2019: 15.8% Goods related, 2019: 37.0% Household services, 2019: 40.5% Mining, 2014: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 2.0% Public administration and safety, 2014: 3.7% Business services, 2014: 16.6% Goods related, 2014: 36.8% Household services, 2014: 40.5% Mining, 2009: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 2.5% Public administration and safety, 2009: 3.9% Business services, 2009: 15.7% Goods related, 2009: 41.8% Household services, 2009: 35.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA Sunshine Coast Region201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services71,21540.559,04640.547,91735.9
Goods related65,01637.053,54936.855,80141.8
Business services27,75515.824,13716.620,94215.7
Public administration and safety7,0384.05,4243.75,1563.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,1962.42,9722.03,3622.5
Mining4150.25490.43770.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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