What capital investment means for Brisbane's economy
In a sign of strength for Brisbane's economy, investment is returning to the city.
Private capital investment growth reached 9.5% in June 2017, the highest rate of growth for five years. Data for 2017 from Deloitte's Investment Monitor also shows a sharp increase in the investment pipeline in Brisbane. Deloitte's Investment Monitor reports the value of under-construction and committed projects in the city has expanded by 71% since the start of 2017 to be $13.2 billion at the end of June.
Top 5 industries - August 2017
|Industry division||Brisbane Local Government Area (LGA)*||Greater Brisbane*|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||113,600||155,700|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||81,800||105,700|
|Education and Training||69,800||95,700|
*Number of people employed
Key fact highlights
- $154 billion Greater Brisbane economy
- 191,486 Greater Brisbane businesses
- 2,360,241 Greater Brisbane population
- 1,187,683 Greater Brisbane employment
- 1,622,626 Greater Brisbane employment forecast 2041
Brisbane City Council uses a range of sources (available at time of print) to compile this information, including Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Queensland Treasury.
For the full Brisbane Economic Snapshot, please visit brisbane.qld.gov.au/business and search 'Economic Snapshot'.