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Exports

In the Hilltops Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $493 million in 2016/17.

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

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Total exports by industry sector
Hilltops Council area - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$m%NSW%$m%NSW%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing493.372.13.8418.565.93.8+74.8
Mining74.310.95.332.45.14.8+41.9
Manufacturing31.14.514.855.48.718.1-24.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.70.32.37.41.23.3-5.7
Construction0.40.00.10.50.00.1-0.1
Wholesale Trade11.21.66.822.13.56.0-10.9
Retail Trade7.61.12.76.71.12.6+0.9
Accommodation and Food Services5.10.83.05.00.82.8+0.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.44.38.462.69.99.6-33.2
Information Media and Telecommunications0.80.17.20.50.16.5+0.3
Financial and Insurance Services2.80.417.22.30.415.2+0.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.90.10.70.70.10.6+0.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.80.49.62.40.48.6+0.4
Administrative and Support Services3.40.52.51.10.22.7+2.3
Public Administration and Safety2.40.34.92.70.45.0-0.3
Education and Training5.80.83.99.51.53.5-3.7
Health Care and Social Assistance9.01.34.13.50.53.9+5.5
Arts and Recreation Services0.40.01.40.40.01.20
Other Services2.10.31.51.50.21.7+0.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Total exports by industry sector 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, NSW: 3.8% Mining, NSW: 5.3% Manufacturing, NSW: 14.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSW: 2.3% Construction, NSW: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, NSW: 6.8% Retail Trade, NSW: 2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, NSW: 3.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSW: 8.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, NSW: 7.2% Financial and Insurance Services, NSW: 17.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSW: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSW: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, NSW: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, NSW: 4.9% Education and Training, NSW: 3.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, NSW: 4.1% Arts and Recreation Services, NSW: 1.4% Other Services, NSW: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: 72.1% Mining, Hilltops Council area: 10.9% Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: 4.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.3% Construction, Hilltops Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: 1.6% Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: 1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: 0.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.4% Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.5% Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: 0.3% Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: 0.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: 1.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.0% Other Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: +$74.8 million Mining, Hilltops Council area: +$41.9 million Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: -$24.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: -$5.7 million Construction, Hilltops Council area: -$0.1 million Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: -$10.9 million Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$0.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: +$0.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: -$33.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: +$0.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: +$0.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: +$0.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: +$0.4 million Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: +$2.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: -$0.3 million Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: -$3.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: +$5.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: 0 million Other Services, Hilltops Council area: +$0.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Hilltops Council area in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($493 million or 72.1%)
  • Mining ($74 million or 10.9%)
  • Manufacturing ($31 million or 4.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $599 million in total or 87.5% of the total exports by total industry in the Hilltops Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 3.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 5.3% in Mining; and 14.8% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (72.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.4% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (4.5% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.4% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the Hilltops Council area increased by $49.4 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest change in total exports by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the Hilltops Council area was for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$75 million)

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