Gold Coast economy
The Gold Coast is Australia's sixth largest city with one of the fastest growing economies in the country.
We are leading digital and business investment programs to establish the Gold Coast as Australia's fastest growing economy, driven by the adoption of telecommunications and cutting-edge technologies.
Gold Coast Economic Outlook 2023
The Economic Outlook Report 2023 is designed to provide a brief overview of the Gold Coast’s economic performance based on the most recent data release for 2021-22. The report includes an analysis of the current state and outlook of the local economy. This analysis provides a comparison of the Gold Coast’s economic performance against forecasts, comparable economies, and both the state and national level economies
Gold Coast Economic Outlook 2023(PDF, 2MB)
Gold Coast Investment and Export Report 2023
The Gold Coast Investment and Export Report 2023 presents economic indicators related to investment and export up to 2020-21. The report suggests opportunities for growth and highlights insights for continued economic productivity and prosperity.
Gold Coast Investment and Export Report 2023(PDF, 2MB)
State of the Economy 2022 Prelude
This prelude to the Gold Coast's State of Economy report is designed to address the common questions that are important to local businesses.
State of the Economy 2022 Prelude(PDF, 4MB)
State of the Economy Report 2022
The Gold Coast's State of Economy report covers an analysis of the Gold Coast economy and provides insight to the strengths, opportunities, and challenges of key industry sectors.
State of the Economy Report 2022(PDF, 5MB)
Gold Coast Economic Outlook May 2022
The Economic Outlook report is designed to provide a brief, non-technical overview of the Gold Coast’s economic performance including post-COVID recovery and growth compared to the state and national level economies. The report is supplemented with short-term forecasts of the macroeconomic drivers of the Gold Coast economy.
Gold Coast Economic Outlook May 2022(PDF, 3MB)
City of Gold Coast uses a range of sources to compile this information. Wherever possible, external data sources including Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Queensland Treasury and Economy.Id have been used.