Glenelg Shire


In Glenelg Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $449 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Glenelg Shire 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
Glenelg Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing448.547.34.4357.432.23.9+91.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3.
Wholesale Trade24.
Retail Trade4.
Accommodation and Food Services9.31.02.412.61.12.6-3.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing82.28.76.892.38.37.8-10.1
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services1.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.
Administrative and Support Services7.
Public Administration and Safety3.
Education and Training4.
Health Care and Social Assistance10.
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services1.
Total industries948.3100.0100.01,109.2100.0100.0-160.9

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 Glenelg Shire in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (449 million or 47.3%)
  • Manufacturing (340 million or 35.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (82 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 871 million in total or 91.8% of the total exports by industry in the Glenelg Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 4.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 20.5% in Manufacturing and 6.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (47.3% compared to 4.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (35.8% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.1% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.3% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Glenelg Shire $decreased by -161 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Glenelg Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$91 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$5 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$4 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$3 million)

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