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Local sales

In Sunshine Coast Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $5,382 million in 2017/18.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
Sunshine Coast Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing553.32.33.2527.62.42.9+25.7
Mining201.70.84.2120.90.62.8+80.8
Manufacturing1,724.17.27.51,851.78.68.6-127.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services577.92.43.8586.02.74.5-8.1
Construction5,382.122.320.24,551.921.128.0+830.2
Wholesale Trade828.03.43.5808.13.73.4+19.9
Retail Trade1,005.34.24.5944.04.44.2+61.4
Accommodation and Food Services622.32.62.5478.12.21.9+144.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing858.23.64.4780.23.64.3+78.0
Information Media and Telecommunications434.41.81.7300.01.41.3+134.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,690.97.04.61,350.96.34.0+340.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,892.916.214.54,028.418.713.0-135.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,462.96.15.21,251.55.84.4+211.3
Administrative and Support Services721.03.02.8546.42.52.3+174.6
Public Administration and Safety897.03.74.6760.53.53.9+136.5
Education and Training980.14.13.7878.94.13.3+101.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,558.96.55.91,145.55.34.2+413.4
Arts and Recreation Services179.50.70.8146.10.70.7+33.4
Other Services523.22.22.2496.22.32.2+27.0

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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 3.2% Mining, Regional QLD: 4.2% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 3.8% Construction, Regional QLD: 20.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.5% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 4.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 14.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 4.6% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 3.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 5.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 0.8% Other Services, Regional QLD: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.3% Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.8% Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.4% Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: 22.3% Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.4% Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 16.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 6.1% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.7% Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: 6.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 0.7% Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$25.7 million Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$80.8 million Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$127.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$8.1 million Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$830.2 million Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$19.9 million Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$61.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$144.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$78.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$134.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$340.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$135.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$211.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$174.6 million Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$136.5 million Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$101.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$413.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$33.4 million Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$27.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Sunshine Coast Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (5,382 people or 22.3%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3,893 people or 16.2%)
  • Manufacturing (1,724 people or 7.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $10,999 million in total or 45.7% of the total local sales by total industry in Sunshine Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 20.2% in Construction; 14.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 7.5% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (7.0% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (22.3% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (16.2% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.8% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Sunshine Coast Council area increased by $2,541.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Sunshine Coast Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$830 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$413 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$340 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$211 million)

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