In City of Darwin, Public Administration and Safety had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,415 million in 2018/19.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside City of Darwin boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|City of Darwin||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Northern Territory||$m||%||Northern Territory||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||154.1||3.1||5.9||86.4||1.5||3.8||+67.8|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||205.5||4.2||2.2||115.3||2.0||0.9||+90.2|
|Accommodation and Food Services||177.3||3.6||3.2||230.9||4.1||3.3||-53.6|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||299.7||6.1||4.9||490.7||8.6||5.9||-191.0|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||55.3||1.1||0.7||54.7||1.0||0.5||+0.6|
|Financial and Insurance Services||88.5||1.8||0.7||88.7||1.6||0.6||-0.2|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||48.7||1.0||0.5||91.6||1.6||0.9||-42.9|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||91.4||1.8||2.0||68.0||1.2||0.8||+23.4|
|Administrative and Support Services||25.4||0.5||0.3||25.9||0.5||0.3||-0.4|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,414.9||28.6||20.0||1,309.2||23.0||18.1||+105.7|
|Education and Training||331.6||6.7||3.9||315.2||5.5||2.8||+16.5|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||397.5||8.0||4.3||389.5||6.8||3.7||+8.0|
|Arts and Recreation Services||390.3||7.9||3.4||349.0||6.1||2.7||+41.4|
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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
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 (1,415 million or 28.6%)
- Manufacturing (558 million or 11.3%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (398 million or 8.0%)
In combination these three industries accounted for 2,370 million in total or 48.0% of the total exports by industry in the City of Darwin.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Territory accounted for 20.0% in Public Administration and Safety; 15.6% in Manufacturing and 4.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance.
The major differences between the total exports by industries of City of Darwin and Northern Territory were:
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (4.6% compared to 25.9%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (28.6% compared to 20.0%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Arts and Recreation Services (7.9% compared to 3.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (11.3% compared to 15.6%)
The total total exports by industry in City of Darwin $decreased by -760 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Darwin were for:
- Public Administration and Safety (+$106 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$90 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$68 million)
- Other Services (+$61 million)