Armidale Regional Council


In Armidale Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $477 million in 2021/22.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Armidale Regional Council 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Armidale Regional Council2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing476.742.14.9284.127.04.3+192.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services11.51.02.615.01.42.4-3.5
Wholesale Trade14.61.36.420.11.96.2-5.5
Retail Trade8.90.82.916.71.62.7-7.8
Accommodation and Food Services21.61.91.731.23.02.9-9.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing15.
Information Media and Telecommunications3.
Financial and Insurance Services8.10.716.99.30.915.5-1.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12.11.110.811.21.19.3+0.9
Administrative and Support Services14.
Public Administration and Safety7.60.74.913.01.24.6-5.4
Education and Training429.538.04.3374.835.64.5+54.8
Health Care and Social Assistance13.81.24.450.24.83.9-36.4
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services5.
Total industries1,131.1100.0100.01,052.1100.0100.0+79.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Armidale Regional Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (477 million or 42.1%)
  • Education and Training (430 million or 38.0%)
  • Manufacturing (52 million or 4.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 958 million in total or 84.7% of the total exports by industry in the Armidale Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 4.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 4.3% in Education and Training and 15.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (42.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (38.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.7% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (4.6% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Armidale Regional Council $increased by 79 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Armidale Regional Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$193 million)
  • Education and Training (+$55 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$24 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$6 million)

Armidale Regional Council

economic profile