Cardinia Shire


In Cardinia Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $397 million in 2019/20.

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 Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing67.46.43.8168.217.85.1-100.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services33.93.24.623.82.54.2+10.1
Wholesale Trade49.04.66.737.54.07.1+11.5
Retail Trade65.
Accommodation and Food Services34.63.32.522.92.42.5+11.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing205.419.57.8114.912.27.8+90.5
Information Media and Telecommunications7.
Financial and Insurance Services13.61.313.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28.
Administrative and Support Services38.43.62.743.04.62.1-4.7
Public Administration and Safety7.
Education and Training22.
Health Care and Social Assistance16.41.65.412.51.34.4+4.0
Arts and Recreation Services7.
Other Services9.
Total industries1,054.4100.0100.0942.3100.0100.0+112.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (397 million or 37.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (205 million or 19.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (67 million or 6.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 670 million in total or 63.5% of the total exports by industry in the Cardinia Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.9% in Manufacturing; 7.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 3.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (37.7% compared to 21.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (19.5% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Cardinia Shire $increased by 112 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Cardinia Shire were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$90 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$33 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$25 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$12 million)

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