Hornsby Shire


In Hornsby Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $761 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Hornsby 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
Hornsby Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing23.71.23.729.41.73.7-5.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services12.70.62.314.40.82.5-1.7
Wholesale Trade169.18.46.5202.711.55.9-33.6
Retail Trade109.35.52.4135.77.72.3-26.4
Accommodation and Food Services37.71.92.661.43.53.0-23.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing137.96.96.982.64.78.1+55.3
Information Media and Telecommunications91.54.66.494.85.45.3-3.2
Financial and Insurance Services40.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services16.10.80.823.21.30.9-7.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services107.75.49.8167.99.58.7-60.2
Administrative and Support Services42.12.12.672.24.13.1-30.1
Public Administration and Safety14.
Education and Training69.63.54.2150.78.54.1-81.1
Health Care and Social Assistance304.315.24.4114.56.53.7+189.8
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services43.42.21.549.92.81.5-6.5
Total industries2,005.6100.0100.01,769.7100.0100.0+235.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Hornsby Shire in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (761 million or 37.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (304 million or 15.2%)
  • Wholesale Trade (169 million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,234 million in total or 61.5% of the total exports by industry in the Hornsby Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 16.8% in Manufacturing; 4.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.5% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Hornsby Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (37.9% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (2.0% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.2% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.1% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Hornsby Shire $increased by 236 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$268 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$190 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$55 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$2 million)

Hornsby Shire Council

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