Economic Profile

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Noosa Council monitors key economic indicators annually and a wider range of data across census periods. This information is used to inform the development of policy and programs by Council, industry, institutions and organisations.

The Noosa Economy is strong and growing. It reflects many national trends such as an ageing population and growth in the health care and social services, professional, scientific and technical services. The local economy is reliant on tourism and population driven industry sectors and will benefit from a more diversified economic base that is geared more towards knowledge-based industry sectors.

Noosa Shire Economic Profile

The Noosa Shire Council area Economic Profile provides economic analysis for the Noosa Shire Council area by combining 11 different datasets to build a story of a local economy, how it is changing and how it compares to other areas. Each data source is maintained with the latest series so you can be sure you are using the most up to date information. Includes economic, labour market and population statistics. industry structure and industry sector profiles use a National Accounts regional econometric model developed by National Economics.

Other Data and Statistics

The Queensland Government Statisticians Office provides a wide range of demographic, economic and social data relating to Queensland - including Regional Profile Reports that can be quickly and easily generated. Regional Profile

Additional statistical data and information can be sourced via:


Tourism, along with retail and health services, is recognised as a key Noosa economic driver. Visit the Tourism Noosa website for more information.