In Ballina Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $131 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Ballina Shire boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Shire to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Ballina Shire - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||85.4||14.9||2.8||140.4||26.0||3.7||-55.0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||4.7||0.8||2.4||25.0||4.6||4.2||-20.3||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||39.8||6.9||3.2||66.2||12.3||2.6||-26.4||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||34.6||6.0||9.6||35.1||6.5||10.0||-0.5||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||3.4||0.6||6.7||3.5||0.7||5.9||-0.1||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||6.5||1.1||17.6||6.2||1.2||16.2||+0.3||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||4.1||0.7||0.9||3.5||0.7||0.6||+0.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||25.9||4.5||9.3||8.2||1.5||7.9||+17.7||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||7.0||1.2||2.3||8.8||1.6||2.6||-1.9||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||6.8||1.2||5.2||6.4||1.2||5.2||+0.3||24400||P|
|Education and Training||43.7||7.6||3.9||41.9||7.8||3.3||+1.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||49.5||8.6||3.6||60.9||11.3||3.4||-11.4||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||74.4||12.9||1.3||9.5||1.8||1.4||+64.9||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2016-17 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Ballina Shire in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($131 million or 22.7%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($85 million or 14.9%)
- Arts and Recreation Services ($74 million or 12.9%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $290 million in total or 50.5% of the total exports by total industry in Ballina Shire.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 15.2% in Manufacturing; 2.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 1.3% in Arts and Recreation Services.
The major differences between total exports by industries in Ballina Shire and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (14.9% compared to 2.8%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Arts and Recreation Services (12.9% compared to 1.3%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (22.7% compared to 15.2%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.1% compared to 17.6%)
The total exports by industries in Ballina Shire increased by $35.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Ballina Shire were for:
- Arts and Recreation Services (+$65 million)
- Manufacturing (+$57 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$55 million)