Blacktown City


In Blacktown City, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $4,188 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Blacktown City 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
Blacktown City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing27.90.23.722.70.23.7+5.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services939.57.22.31,305.612.42.5-366.1
Wholesale Trade2,516.519.36.51,732.316.55.9+784.2
Retail Trade235.41.82.4285.72.72.3-50.3
Accommodation and Food Services73.20.62.6105.41.03.0-32.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,865.329.66.92,725.825.98.1+1,139.5
Information Media and Telecommunications49.10.46.437.90.45.3+11.1
Financial and Insurance Services48.20.416.043.80.416.2+4.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services217.31.70.8179.01.70.9+38.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services93.30.79.874.00.78.7+19.3
Administrative and Support Services249.31.92.6117.41.13.1+132.0
Public Administration and Safety67.
Education and Training101.80.84.2113.01.14.1-11.2
Health Care and Social Assistance117.00.94.468.70.73.7+48.3
Arts and Recreation Services40.
Other Services46.70.41.5190.41.81.5-143.7
Total industries13,059.1100.0100.010,506.0100.0100.0+2,553.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Blacktown City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (4,188 million or 32.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3,865 million or 29.6%)
  • Wholesale Trade (2,516 million or 19.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 10,570 million in total or 80.9% of the total exports by industry in the Blacktown City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 16.8% in Manufacturing; 6.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 6.5% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Blacktown City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (29.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.4% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (32.1% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (19.3% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Blacktown City $increased by 2,553 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Blacktown City were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$1,139 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$818 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$784 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$132 million)

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