Brisbane (Australia)

Brisbane is Queensland’s economic engine room, with a greater Brisbane economy valued at $114 billion – almost half (45%) of the total state economy. Local employment is growing faster than in any other Australian state capital. It has a balance of widely contrasting economic drivers. It houses the headquarters of the state’s multi-billion dollar resources industry and is an international centre of excellence in mining technology and services.  Also, the city is forging ahead as Australia’s innovation leader on the talent, skills, creativity and drive of a multitude of small businesses and young entrepreneurs.  

Population

  • 1,089,743 (as at 30 June 2011)

Number of Households

  • 426,827

Land Area

  • 1,340.3k㎡

Population Density

  • 813 persons /k㎡

Gross City Product per Industry

    • Primary Industry:  USD 398 million
    • Secondary Industry:  USD 25,069 million
    • Tertiary Industry:  USD 107,172 million

Number of Employees per Industry

    • Primary Industry:  3.1%
    • Secondary Industry:  15.5%
    • Tertiary Industry:  81.4%

Annual Income per Capita

  • USD 49,885

Top 5 Industries (in terms of number of jobs)

    • 1. Financial & Insurance Services
    • 2. Manufacturing
    • 3. Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
    • 4. Construction
    • 5. Transport, Postal & Warehousing

Major Industries and Products

    Education&Training, Life sciences, Infrastructure, Professional Services 

Top 3 Export Industries (in terms of value of exports)

    • 【Export Products / Import Products】
    •  1. Food & Live Animals / Machinery and transport equipment
    •  2. Crude materials, inedible, except fuels / Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
    •  3. Machinery and transport equipment / Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
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    • 【Amount of Trade (Exports / Imports)】
    •  USD13,940 million / USD31,670 million 

Major Policies

    Business Development 

Revenue of the city budget

  • USD 311 million

Number of City Employees

  • 7,800 fulltime employees

Sister Cities (Countries), etc.

    • 【Sister Cities】
    •   Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture (Japan)
    •   Auckland (New Zealand)
    •   Shenzhen, Guangdong Province (China)
    •   Semarang, Central Java (Indonesia)
    •   Kaohsiung (Taiwan)
    •   Daejeon (Korea)
    •   Changqing (China)
    •   Abu Dhabi (UAE)
    •   Hyderabad, State of Andhra Pradesh (India)

Others

    • [Annual Airport Passengers]
    •  Arrivals  10,533,766 / Departures 10,461,679 
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