City of Greater Geelong


In the City of Greater Geelong, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $5,650 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Greater Geelong 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
City of Greater Geelong2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing254.12.04.4216.91.93.9+37.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services244.01.94.3668.95.94.6-424.9
Wholesale Trade317.32.57.0377.43.47.0-60.2
Retail Trade558.14.42.9709.96.33.1-151.8
Accommodation and Food Services259.12.02.4303.42.72.6-44.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing386.43.06.8350.63.17.8+35.9
Information Media and Telecommunications84.70.75.576.90.74.2+7.8
Financial and Insurance Services586.74.613.2351.73.112.1+235.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services56.30.40.569.60.60.8-13.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services184.61.47.7201.61.87.5-17.0
Administrative and Support Services99.70.82.3123.01.12.2-23.3
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training1,295.510.14.8724.26.44.4+571.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services130.01.02.6173.31.52.7-43.3
Other Services68.
Total industries12,814.1100.0100.011,244.8100.0100.0+1,569.4

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 the City of Greater Geelong in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (5,650 million or 44.1%)
  • Education and Training (1,295 million or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,249 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 8,195 million in total or 64.0% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Greater Geelong.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 20.5% in Manufacturing; 4.8% in Education and Training and 6.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Greater Geelong and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (44.1% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (4.6% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.4% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (10.1% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Greater Geelong $increased by 1,569 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Greater Geelong were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+$879 million)
  • Education and Training (+$571 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$342 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$235 million)

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