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In Ballina Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $109 million in 2015/16.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Ballina Shire boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Shire to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

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Total exports by industry sector
Ballina Shire - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Northern Rivers%$m%Northern Rivers%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing109.524.813.1115.429.515.3-5.9
Mining29.56.76.418.24.75.9+11.2
Manufacturing55.112.522.768.717.525.0-13.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.31.41.40.10.01.4+6.2
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade0.90.21.53.91.01.5-3.1
Retail Trade0.00.02.30.00.02.30
Accommodation and Food Services94.521.414.466.316.912.4+28.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing16.83.85.618.34.76.9-1.6
Information Media and Telecommunications2.50.60.92.60.71.0-0.1
Financial and Insurance Services1.70.40.21.40.40.2+0.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services45.910.47.61.50.43.5+44.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7.31.61.07.11.81.4+0.1
Administrative and Support Services8.72.01.89.62.42.4-0.9
Public Administration and Safety0.00.01.80.00.02.00
Education and Training28.06.37.841.510.68.5-13.6
Health Care and Social Assistance32.97.510.135.49.09.1-2.5
Arts and Recreation Services1.40.30.51.20.30.4+0.3
Other Services0.40.00.90.40.00.80

The Northern Rivers region comprises the following 7 LGAs: Ballina (A), Byron (A), Clarence Valley (A), Kyogle (A), Lismore (C), Richmond Valley (A) & Tweed (A).

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Total exports by industry sector 2015/16
Total exports by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Rivers: 13.1% Mining, Northern Rivers: 6.4% Manufacturing, Northern Rivers: 22.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Rivers: 1.4% Construction, Northern Rivers: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Rivers: 1.5% Retail Trade, Northern Rivers: 2.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Rivers: 14.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Rivers: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Rivers: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Rivers: 0.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Rivers: 7.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Rivers: 1.0% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Rivers: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Rivers: 1.8% Education and Training, Northern Rivers: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Rivers: 10.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Rivers: 0.5% Other Services, Northern Rivers: 0.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Ballina Shire: 24.8% Mining, Ballina Shire: 6.7% Manufacturing, Ballina Shire: 12.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ballina Shire: 1.4% Construction, Ballina Shire: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Ballina Shire: 0.2% Retail Trade, Ballina Shire: 0.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Ballina Shire: 21.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ballina Shire: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Ballina Shire: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Ballina Shire: 0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ballina Shire: 10.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ballina Shire: 1.6% Administrative and Support Services, Ballina Shire: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Ballina Shire: 0.0% Education and Training, Ballina Shire: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Ballina Shire: 7.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Ballina Shire: 0.3% Other Services, Ballina Shire: 0.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Ballina Shire: -$5.9 million Mining, Ballina Shire: +$11.2 million Manufacturing, Ballina Shire: -$13.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ballina Shire: +$6.2 million Construction, Ballina Shire: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Ballina Shire: -$3.1 million Retail Trade, Ballina Shire: 0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Ballina Shire: +$28.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ballina Shire: -$1.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Ballina Shire: -$0.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Ballina Shire: +$0.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ballina Shire: +$44.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ballina Shire: +$0.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Ballina Shire: -$0.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Ballina Shire: 0 million Education and Training, Ballina Shire: -$13.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Ballina Shire: -$2.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, Ballina Shire: +$0.3 million Other Services, Ballina Shire: 0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Ballina Shire in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($109 million or 24.8%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services ($94 million or 21.4%)
  • Manufacturing ($55 million or 12.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $259 million in total or 58.7% of the total exports by total industry in Ballina Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Rivers accounted for 13.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.4% in Accommodation and Food Services; and 22.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in Ballina Shire and Northern Rivers were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.8% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (21.4% compared to 14.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (12.5% compared to 22.7%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in Ballina Shire increased by $49.5 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

There were no major changes in total exports by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Ballina Shire.

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