Hornsby Shire


In Hornsby Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $635 million in 2018/19.

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 Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing31.11.43.346.42.44.1-15.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services11.50.52.415.00.83.2-3.5
Wholesale Trade247.911.46.0212.111.15.6+35.8
Retail Trade151.87.03.0128.46.72.7+23.4
Accommodation and Food Services50.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141.26.58.2109.25.78.8+32.0
Information Media and Telecommunications126.55.86.342.52.25.6+84.1
Financial and Insurance Services43.42.016.836.71.915.7+6.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services30.11.41.415.70.80.7+14.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services124.45.79.2175.29.27.5-50.8
Administrative and Support Services80.83.72.864.93.43.0+15.9
Public Administration and Safety12.80.64.513.60.75.0-0.8
Education and Training178.68.23.8152.78.03.3+25.9
Health Care and Social Assistance168.27.84.1148.97.83.5+19.3
Arts and Recreation Services25.
Other Services101.64.71.8102.55.41.7-0.9
Total industries2,169.4100.0100.01,913.8100.0100.0+255.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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 more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Hornsby Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (635 million or 29.3%)
  • Wholesale Trade (248 million or 11.4%)
  • Education and Training (179 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,061 million in total or 48.9% of the total exports by industry in the Hornsby Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 15.7% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Wholesale Trade and 3.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (2.0% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (29.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (11.4% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Hornsby Shire $increased by 256 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Hornsby Shire were for:

  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$84 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$54 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$36 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$32 million)

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