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Output

In Sunshine Coast Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $5,382 million in 2017/18.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in RDA Sunshine Coast Region. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of RDA Sunshine Coast Region’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output 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 Fishing908.43.25.9687.02.75.4+221.4
Mining305.81.115.0129.00.510.4+176.7
Manufacturing2,324.28.19.32,408.69.510.7-84.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services649.32.33.9671.82.74.6-22.5
Construction5,382.118.813.64,551.918.020.2+830.2
Wholesale Trade882.33.13.01,004.44.03.3-122.1
Retail Trade1,448.25.14.01,479.45.94.0-31.2
Accommodation and Food Services1,063.83.73.41,113.74.43.3-49.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,245.84.45.21,182.84.75.7+63.1
Information Media and Telecommunications480.61.71.3373.11.51.0+107.5
Financial and Insurance Services2,189.77.73.51,527.06.03.1+662.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,998.014.010.04,115.216.39.7-117.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,539.95.43.81,317.45.23.4+222.5
Administrative and Support Services925.63.22.7579.72.31.9+345.9
Public Administration and Safety944.23.34.1800.53.23.7+143.7
Education and Training1,218.54.33.2993.53.92.9+225.0
Health Care and Social Assistance2,169.07.65.01,420.55.63.6+748.6
Arts and Recreation Services305.71.11.1282.41.11.1+23.3
Other Services587.42.12.1622.82.52.1-35.4

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

Output by industry sector 2017/18
Output by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 5.9% Mining, Regional QLD: 15.0% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 3.9% Construction, Regional QLD: 13.6% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.0% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 10.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 4.1% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Other Services, Regional QLD: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.2% Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.1% Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.3% Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: 18.8% Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.1% Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: 5.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 14.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: 3.3% Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: 7.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 1.1% Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: 2.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$221.4 million Mining, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$176.7 million Manufacturing, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$84.5 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$22.5 million Construction, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$830.2 million Wholesale Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$122.1 million Retail Trade, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$31.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$49.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$63.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$107.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$662.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$117.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$222.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$345.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$143.7 million Education and Training, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$225.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$748.6 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: +$23.3 million Other Services, Sunshine Coast Council area: -$35.4 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 output by industry sectors in Sunshine Coast Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (5,382 million or 18.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3,998 million or 14.0%)
  • Manufacturing (2,324 million or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $11,704 million in total or 41.0% of the total output by total industry in Sunshine Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 13.6% in Construction; 10.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 9.3% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (18.8% compared to 13.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (7.7% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (14.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.1% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Sunshine Coast Council area increased by $3,307.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Construction (+$830 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$749 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$663 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$346 million)

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