Cardinia Shire


In Cardinia Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $441 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Cardinia Shire 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
Cardinia Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing366.323.84.4120.612.83.9+245.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services10.70.74.311.31.24.6-0.6
Wholesale Trade191.712.
Retail Trade40.22.62.946.65.03.1-6.4
Accommodation and Food Services24.61.62.426.12.82.6-1.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing231.815.16.8112.411.97.8+119.5
Information Media and Telecommunications8.
Financial and Insurance Services12.90.813.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services24.41.67.724.12.67.5+0.4
Administrative and Support Services47.93.12.340.14.32.2+7.8
Public Administration and Safety8.
Education and Training34.12.24.816.51.84.4+17.6
Health Care and Social Assistance14.
Arts and Recreation Services32.
Other Services8.
Total industries1,538.0100.0100.0940.8100.0100.0+597.2

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 Cardinia Shire in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (441 million or 28.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (366 million or 23.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (232 million or 15.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,040 million in total or 67.6% of the total exports by industry in the Cardinia Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 20.5% in Manufacturing; 4.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 6.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (23.8% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (15.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (28.7% compared to 20.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Cardinia Shire $increased by 597 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$246 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$153 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$119 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$38 million)

Cardinia Shire

economic profile