Cumberland Council area


In the Cumberland Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $3,646 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Cumberland Council area 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
Cumberland Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing20.40.23.313.30.24.1+7.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services71.10.82.447.90.63.2+23.1
Wholesale Trade2,275.525.56.01,195.915.35.6+1,079.5
Retail Trade137.11.53.0188.22.42.7-51.1
Accommodation and Food Services67.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,655.818.58.21,591.520.48.8+64.3
Information Media and Telecommunications32.80.46.330.80.45.6+2.1
Financial and Insurance Services152.01.716.859.70.815.7+92.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services171.01.91.480.61.00.7+90.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services74.
Administrative and Support Services115.31.32.865.90.83.0+49.5
Public Administration and Safety29.30.34.534.10.45.0-4.8
Education and Training109.11.23.876.61.03.3+32.5
Health Care and Social Assistance44.
Arts and Recreation Services104.31.21.474.41.01.5+29.9
Other Services168.91.91.8148.41.91.7+20.5
Total industries8,928.4100.0100.07,809.7100.0100.0+1,118.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the Cumberland Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (3,646 million or 40.8%)
  • Wholesale Trade (2,275 million or 25.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,656 million or 18.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 7,578 million in total or 84.9% of the total exports by industry in the the Cumberland Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 15.7% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Wholesale Trade and 8.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Cumberland Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (40.8% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (25.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.7% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (18.5% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Cumberland Council area $increased by 1,119 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Cumberland Council area were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$1,080 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$92 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$90 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$64 million)

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