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RDA Sunshine Coast Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 42.3% of employment in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.7% in 2007)

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, 2018: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 2.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 3.7% Business services, 2018: 16.3% Goods related, 2018: 35.5% Household services, 2018: 42.3% Mining, 2013: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 2.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.9% Business services, 2013: 16.9% Goods related, 2013: 36.6% Household services, 2013: 40.0% Mining, 2008: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 2.5% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.9% Business services, 2008: 15.5% Goods related, 2008: 42.1% Household services, 2008: 35.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
RDA Sunshine Coast Region201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services70,25742.356,04040.048,08135.7
Goods related58,90735.551,15536.656,78042.1
Business services26,98416.323,67516.920,94115.5
Public administration and safety6,1533.75,3943.95,2393.9
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,3562.03,1332.23,3842.5
Mining3840.25320.42980.2

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

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