Coffs Harbour City


In Coffs Harbour City, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $424 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Coffs Harbour 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
Coffs Harbour City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing423.721.44.1324.722.34.1+99.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services18.30.92.322.31.52.1-4.1
Wholesale Trade42.
Retail Trade299.515.12.3116.28.02.2+183.3
Accommodation and Food Services241.212.22.4149.610.32.4+91.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing92.14.710.4119.08.29.6-26.9
Information Media and Telecommunications8.
Financial and Insurance Services21.21.114.518.41.314.2+2.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services27.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services38.
Administrative and Support Services143.27.22.641.62.92.4+101.6
Public Administration and Safety18.10.94.521.51.54.0-3.4
Education and Training119.26.03.8133.79.24.9-14.5
Health Care and Social Assistance264.413.44.2127.38.73.3+137.1
Arts and Recreation Services15.
Other Services56.52.90.959.54.11.5-3.0
Total industries1,976.9100.0100.01,458.4100.0100.0+518.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 Coffs Harbour City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (424 million or 21.4%)
  • Retail Trade (299 million or 15.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (264 million or 13.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 988 million in total or 50.0% of the total exports by industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 4.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 2.3% in Retail Trade and 4.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (21.4% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.1% compared to 14.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (15.1% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (12.2% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Coffs Harbour City $increased by 518 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Coffs Harbour City were for:

  • Retail Trade (+$183 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$137 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$102 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$99 million)

City of Coffs Harbour

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