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In the Canberra Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,180 million in 2015/16.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Canberra Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region 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
Canberra Region - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Regional NSW%$m%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,180.224.111.81,124.124.213.6+56.1
Mining513.610.533.9444.09.631.3+69.6
Manufacturing710.714.517.1715.415.419.6-4.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services413.58.45.3384.38.34.8+29.2
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade45.80.91.136.00.80.8+9.8
Retail Trade58.71.20.879.81.70.8-21.0
Accommodation and Food Services513.610.54.2467.310.13.9+46.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing409.28.35.5345.87.45.9+63.4
Information Media and Telecommunications12.40.30.311.70.30.3+0.7
Financial and Insurance Services5.30.10.74.60.10.3+0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services134.42.73.661.11.32.1+73.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services40.10.81.136.60.81.1+3.5
Administrative and Support Services43.30.90.950.81.11.0-7.4
Public Administration and Safety459.89.44.1551.311.95.3-91.5
Education and Training78.01.64.391.22.04.2-13.3
Health Care and Social Assistance81.01.73.852.41.13.5+28.6
Arts and Recreation Services193.63.90.7169.73.70.5+23.9
Other Services12.90.30.822.60.50.9-9.6

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 2015-16 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, Regional NSW: 11.8% Mining, Regional NSW: 33.9% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 17.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 5.3% Construction, Regional NSW: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 1.1% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 0.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 4.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 0.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 3.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 1.1% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 4.1% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 3.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 0.7% Other Services, Regional NSW: 0.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Canberra Region: 24.1% Mining, Canberra Region: 10.5% Manufacturing, Canberra Region: 14.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Canberra Region: 8.4% Construction, Canberra Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Canberra Region: 0.9% Retail Trade, Canberra Region: 1.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Canberra Region: 10.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Canberra Region: 8.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Canberra Region: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Canberra Region: 0.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Canberra Region: 2.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Canberra Region: 0.8% Administrative and Support Services, Canberra Region: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Canberra Region: 9.4% Education and Training, Canberra Region: 1.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Canberra Region: 1.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Canberra Region: 3.9% Other Services, Canberra Region: 0.3%
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, Canberra Region: +$56.1 million Mining, Canberra Region: +$69.6 million Manufacturing, Canberra Region: -$4.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Canberra Region: +$29.2 million Construction, Canberra Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Canberra Region: +$9.8 million Retail Trade, Canberra Region: -$21.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Canberra Region: +$46.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Canberra Region: +$63.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Canberra Region: +$0.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, Canberra Region: +$0.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Canberra Region: +$73.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Canberra Region: +$3.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Canberra Region: -$7.4 million Public Administration and Safety, Canberra Region: -$91.5 million Education and Training, Canberra Region: -$13.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Canberra Region: +$28.6 million Arts and Recreation Services, Canberra Region: +$23.9 million Other Services, Canberra Region: -$9.6 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 Canberra Region in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,180 million or 24.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($711 million or 14.5%)
  • Mining ($514 million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,404 million in total or 49.0% of the total exports by total industry in the Canberra Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional NSW accounted for 11.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 17.1% in Manufacturing; and 33.9% in Mining.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the Canberra Region and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.1% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (10.5% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (9.4% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (10.5% compared to 33.9%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the Canberra Region increased by $257.5 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the Canberra Region were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (-$91 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$73 million)
  • Mining (+$70 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$63 million)

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