City of DarwinEconomic profile
Skip to content

City of Darwin

Exports

In City of Darwin, Public Administration and Safety had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,239 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside City of Darwin boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the City 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a data row in the table you will be able to see sub categories.
Total exports by industry sector
City of Darwin - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%Northern Territory%$m%Northern Territory%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing166.33.77.095.81.74.2+70.4
Mining53.91.222.0609.211.024.4-555.2
Manufacturing660.514.819.1877.915.922.8-217.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services77.91.80.8107.11.90.9-29.2
Construction18.10.40.46.30.10.2+11.8
Wholesale Trade54.91.21.0121.32.21.5-66.4
Retail Trade81.81.81.3198.93.62.0-117.0
Accommodation and Food Services168.13.83.2218.33.93.4-50.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing115.42.62.8455.58.25.9-340.1
Information Media and Telecommunications19.90.40.355.31.00.5-35.4
Financial and Insurance Services81.61.80.794.51.70.7-12.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services64.31.40.778.61.40.8-14.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services38.40.91.437.30.70.6+1.1
Administrative and Support Services36.50.80.621.30.40.3+15.2
Public Administration and Safety1,238.827.820.91,319.923.819.6-81.2
Education and Training284.36.43.2312.45.62.8-28.1
Health Care and Social Assistance525.411.86.2429.67.84.3+95.8
Arts and Recreation Services488.811.04.5358.76.52.9+130.1
Other Services275.96.24.1139.12.52.3+136.8

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

Total exports by industry sector 2018/19
Total exports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Territory: 7.0% Mining, Northern Territory: 22.0% Manufacturing, Northern Territory: 19.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Territory: 0.8% Construction, Northern Territory: 0.4% Wholesale Trade, Northern Territory: 1.0% Retail Trade, Northern Territory: 1.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Territory: 3.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Territory: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Territory: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Territory: 0.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Territory: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Territory: 1.4% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Territory: 0.6% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Territory: 20.9% Education and Training, Northern Territory: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Territory: 6.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Territory: 4.5% Other Services, Northern Territory: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: 3.7% Mining, City of Darwin: 1.2% Manufacturing, City of Darwin: 14.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: 1.8% Construction, City of Darwin: 0.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: 1.2% Retail Trade, City of Darwin: 1.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: 0.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: 27.8% Education and Training, City of Darwin: 6.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: 11.0% Other Services, City of Darwin: 6.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: +$70.4 million Mining, City of Darwin: -$555.2 million Manufacturing, City of Darwin: -$217.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: -$29.2 million Construction, City of Darwin: +$11.8 million Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: -$66.4 million Retail Trade, City of Darwin: -$117.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: -$50.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: -$340.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: -$35.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: -$12.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: -$14.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: +$1.1 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: +$15.2 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: -$81.2 million Education and Training, City of Darwin: -$28.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: +$95.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: +$130.1 million Other Services, City of Darwin: +$136.8 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in City of Darwin in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,239 million or 27.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($661 million or 14.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($525 million or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,425 million in total or 54.5% of the total exports by total industry in City of Darwin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Territory accounted for 20.9% in Public Administration and Safety; 19.1% in Manufacturing; and 6.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total exports by industries in City of Darwin and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (27.8% compared to 20.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Arts and Recreation Services (11.0% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (1.2% compared to 22.0%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in City of Darwin decreased by $1,086.2 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Darwin were for:

  • Mining (-$555 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$340 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$217 million)
  • Other Services (+$137 million)

To continue building your economic story go to...

v19.12.12-1.0.0