Douglas Shire Economic Profile

Douglas Shire Council's economic profile presents economic information that enables you to describe the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. The information presented here is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, NIEIR. industry structure and industry sector profiles use a National Accounts regional econometric model developed by National Economics (NIEIR).

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Douglas Shire Council, comprising 16.0% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.1% in Queensland.
— Australian Bureau of Statistics Business Register
In 2015/16 , the total tourism and hospitality sales in Douglas Shire Council was $465.4m, the total value added was $212.2m
— National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
In Douglas Shire Council, Accommodation and Food Services is the largest employer, generating 1,298 local jobs in 2015/16.
— National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
Douglas Shire Council’s Gross Regional Product was $919m as of the 30th June 2016
— National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016 Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts