Research and reports

Find out more about the Gold Coast and what is driving our growth. The latest research measuring population, visitation, business diversity, and other economic growth trends will give you a deeper understanding of the reason so many businesses thrive here.



Key information on industry sectors and population demographics for the Gold Coast.

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National Cities Performance Framework

This measures the Gold Coast’s economic performance against other cities across Australia.

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Economic Development Strategy

Learn more about what the future plans for our city’s growth.

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Building Our Innovation Economy

The State Government’s plan to prepare for a new business future.

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Investment Attraction Investment Programs

Find out what incentives you may be eligible to access.

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